The distinguished surname Detwyler was first found in Basel, Switzerland.
Early Origins of the Detwyler family
The surname Detwyler 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.
Early History of the Detwyler family
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Detwyler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Detwyler, Detweiler, Dettwyler, Dettweiller, Detwiler and many more.
Early Notables of the Detwyler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Detwyler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Detwyler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Melchior Detwyler, age 37, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1736
- Melchior Detwyler, age 37, who landed in Philadelphia in 1736