Heiser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Heiser surname is a South German and Austrian variant of Hiess, which derives from a short form of the personal name Mathies. In some instances, the name was a variant of Heuss. The Heyse variant is more commonly found in Northern Germany.

Early Origins of the Heiser family

The surname Heiser was first found in Bavaria and the South.

Important Dates for the Heiser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heiser research. Another 58 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1512, 1514, 1565, 1573, 1640, 1704, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Heiser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Heiser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heiss, Heise, Heisel, Heisler, Heyse and others.

Early Notables of the Heiser family (pre 1700)

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Heiser migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heiser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Heiser, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • Heinrich Heiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Carl Heiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Engelhart Heiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Johann Jacob Heiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Heiser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Godfrey Heiser, who landed in New York in 1832 [1]
  • Frederick Heiser, who landed in New York in 1838 [1]
  • Martha Heiser, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845 [1]
  • Henry Heiser, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853 [1]
  • Conrad Heiser, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1880 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Heiser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Margretha Heiser, aged 15, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Elisabeth Heiser, aged 20, who landed in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Emilie Heiser, aged 5, who landed in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Friedrich Heiser, aged 8, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Eva Heiser, aged 13, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Heiser (post 1700)

  • Lori Heiser, American politician, former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Paul W. Heiser, American aurora scientist at Scott Base, eponym of the Mount Heiser, Antarctica
  • James R. Heiser, American topographic engineer with the Neptune Range field party, eponym of the Heiser Ridge, Antarctica
  • Le Roy Barton Heiser (b. 1942), retired American Major League Baseball player
  • Bill Heiser (b. 1973), retired American soccer defender
  • Michael S. Heiser, American Christian author, best known for his books The Façade and The Bible Code Myth
  • Charles Heiser, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Bayonne, New Jersey, 1947-51; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948 [2]
  • Albert C. Heiser, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912 [2]
  • Gernot Heiser (b. 1957), Australian Scientia Professor and the John Lions Chair for operating systems at the University of New South Wales

Historic Events for the Heiser family

Bismarck
  • Herbert Heiser (1912-1941), German Oberstückmeister who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

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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
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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