Heid History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Heid family

The surname Heid was first found in Bavaria, where the name Heidt was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Heid family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heid research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heid History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Heid Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heidt, Hiedt, Hagelsheimer, Heidte and others.

Early Notables of the Heid family (pre 1700)

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Heid migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heid Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anna Maria Heid, who settled in New York, NY in 1710
  • Johannes Heid, aged 24, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]
  • Johan Nickel Heid, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Leonhard Heid, who landed in America in 1749 [1]
Heid Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Gottlob Heid, aged 27, who landed in Missouri in 1842 [1]
  • Sebast Heid, aged 30, who arrived in America in 1853 [1]
  • Kath Heid, aged 18, who arrived in America in 1854 [1]
  • Johs Heid, aged 17, who arrived in America in 1854 [1]
  • Christoph Heid, aged 3, who landed in America in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Heid (post 1700)

  • Bill Heid (b. 1948), American soul jazz and hard bop jazz pianist and organist
  • John G. Heid, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1900, 1904; Member of Republican National Committee from Alaska Territory, 1904 [2]
  • Jacob Heid, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Cairo, Illinois, 1933-36 (acting, 1933-34) [2]
  • Flora A. Heid, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Cairo, Illinois, 1936 (acting, 1936) [2]
  • Chris Heid (b. 1983), Canadian-born, German professional NHL ice hockey defenceman

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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, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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