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The distinguished surname Detwiler was first found in Basel, Switzerland.

Detwiler Early Origins



The surname Detwiler was first found in Basel, Switzerland, where the name Detweiler could be seen as having made a major contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. As the name became prominent in local affairs, it branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, as each group sought politcal dominance.

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Detwiler Spelling Variations


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Detwiler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Detwyler, Detweiler, Dettwyler, Dettweiller, Detwiler and many more.

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Detwiler Early History


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Detwiler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Detwiler research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 138 and 1386 are included under the topic Early Detwiler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Detwiler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Detwiler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Detwiler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Detwiler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martin Detwiler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749

Detwiler Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Detwiler, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • Jacob R Detwiler, who landed in Canada in 1831
  • John W Detwiler, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • Rudy, Detwiler Jr., who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Detwiler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Detwiler (post 1700)



  • Roy E. Detwiler, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 5th District, 1948
  • Roy B. Detwiler, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1934
  • Jones Detwiler, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 12th District, 1877-78
  • Richard Detwiler (b. 1921), the director and vice-president of a number of New York advertising companies
  • Peter Mead Detwiler (b. 1928), prominent New York investment banker

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Detwiler Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Detwiler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Detwiler Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 November 2015 at 11:00.

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