Heydt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Heydt family

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.

Important Dates for the Heydt family

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

Heydt Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Heydt family (pre 1700)

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Heydt migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Johannes Heydt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]
  • Johan Christian Heydt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
Heydt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • August Heydt, who arrived in North America in 1869 [1]
  • Charles Heydt, who landed in Arkansas in 1872 [1]
  • Charles P Heydt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]
  • Peter Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872 [1]
  • Philipp Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Heydt (post 1700)

  • William L. Heydt, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990-2002 [2]
  • Charles E. Heydt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932 [2]
  • 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 [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 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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