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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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)



  • Ross Emery Detwiler (b. 1986), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Michele Detwiler (b. 1976), American opera singer
  • Larry Detwiler, American Primetime Emmy winning television director, miniature effects artist, and visual effects producer
  • James R. "Jim" Detwiler (b. 1945), former American NFL football halfback
  • Jason Detwiler (b. 1975), American baritone opera singer
  • Charles Michael "Chuck" Detwiler (b. 1947), former American NFL football defensive back
  • Andrea Detwiler, American Emmy Award winning costume designe, known for her work on on PBS' "Sesame Street" and the "Muppets"
  • Roy E. Detwiler, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 5th District, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Roy B. Detwiler, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1934 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jones Detwiler, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 12th District, 1877-78 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  11. ...

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.

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