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Heydt Early Origins



The surname Heydt 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.

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Heydt Spelling Variations


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Heydt Spelling Variations



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

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Heydt Early History


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Heydt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heydt research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heydt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heydt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heydt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heydt 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:

Heydt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jost Heydt, who landed in New York in 1710
  • Johannes Heydt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Johan Christian Heydt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752

Heydt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • August Heydt, who arrived in North America in 1869
  • Charles Heydt, who landed in Arkansas in 1872
  • Charles P Heydt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872
  • Peter Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872
  • Philipp Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heydt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heydt (post 1700)



  • James A. von der Heydt, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1956; Member of Alaska Territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1957-58
  • William L. Heydt, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990-2002
  • Charles E. Heydt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Heydt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heydt 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 12 January 2016 at 13:39.

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