Herr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Herr family

The surname Herr was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in mediaeval 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.

Important Dates for the Herr family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herr research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 178 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Herr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Herr Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Herr, Her, Here and others.

Early Notables of the Herr family (pre 1700)

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Herr migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Herr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Herr, who arrived in America in 1731 [1]
  • Ludwig Johan Herr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Johannes Herr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]
  • Hans Jacob Herr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Philip Herr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Herr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adam Herr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1808 [1]
  • Conrad Herr, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • George Herr, aged 29, who arrived in Missouri in 1846 [1]
  • Fritz Herr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Frederich Herr, aged 5, who landed in New York, NY in 1851 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Herr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Carolina Herr, aged 20, who landed in New York, NY in 1913 [1]
  • Eugen Friedrich Herr, aged 23, who landed in New York, NY in 1913 [1]
  • Georg Herr, aged 22, who landed in Florida in 1913 [1]
  • Ludwig Herr, aged 15, who landed in New York, NY in 1913 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Herr (post 1700)

  • Wilson F. Herr, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Canterbury; Elected 1932 [2]
  • Silas S. Herr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908 [2]
  • S. H. Herr, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888 [2]
  • Samuel K. Herr, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Westminster, Maryland, 1907-10 [2]
  • Ryman Herr, American Republican politician, Chair of Hunterdon County Republican Party, 1927 [2]
  • Lois K. Herr, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008 [2]
  • L. C. Herr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1888 [2]
  • Lee Herr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916 [2]
  • Herbert H. Herr, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from East Haven; Elected 1936 [2]
  • Harrington Herr, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1952 [2]
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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