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Gerwig Early Origins



The surname Gerwig was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Gerwig Spelling Variations


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Gerwig Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gerwer, Gerwen, Gerweys, Gervay, Gerver, Gervier, Gerffer, Gerven, Gerffen and many more.

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Gerwig Early History


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Gerwig Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gerwig research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1817 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Gerwig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gerwig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerwig Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerwig 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:

Gerwig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • J Lenhart Gerwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Gerwig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Gerwig, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1837

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerwig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerwig (post 1700)



  • Walter H. Gerwig, American Republican politician, Chair of Wood County Republican Party, 1917
  • Henry Gerwig, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County, 1874

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. 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).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Gerwig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerwig 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 9 November 2015 at 09:33.

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