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Helwig Early Origins



The surname Helwig 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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Helwig Spelling Variations


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Helwig Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Helvig, Helwig, Hellwig, Hellvig and others.

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Helwig Early History


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Helwig Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Helwig research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1807, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Helwig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Helwig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Helwig Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Helwig 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:

Helwig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hendrik Helwig, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Fredrick Helwig, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Ann Elizabeth Helwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania sometime between 1741 and 1748
  • Johann Jacob Helwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Frederick Helwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Helwig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Helwig, who arrived in Texas in 1860
  • Augusta Clara Helwig, who settled in Wisconsin in 1888

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Contemporary Notables of the name Helwig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Helwig (post 1700)



  • Andreas Helwig (1572-1643), German classical scholar and linguist
  • Hans Helwig (1881-1952), German Nazi Party politician
  • Martin Helwig (1516-1574), German cartographer
  • Paul Julius Adolf Helwig (1893-1963), German stage-manager, script-writer, philosopher and psychologist
  • Maggie Helwig, Canadian author and poet
  • David Helwig (b. 1938), Canadian poet and novelist

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Helwig Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Helwig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Helwig 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 26 October 2013 at 16:30.

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