Early Origins of the Jakobsohn family
The surname Jakobsohn was first found in Silesia
, where the name was an integral part of a feudal
society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region. In the Middle Ages, the name referred back to the Apostel Jacobus, whose grave in Spain
was a popular goal for pilgrimage. These pilgrims from Germany
became known as "Jacobsbrueder" (Jacobs-brothers).
Early History of the Jakobsohn family
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Jakobsohn Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jacobsen, Jacobson, Jacobs, Jacobse, Jacob, Jacober, Jacobi, Jacobie, Jacoby, Jacobsohn, Jacobssohn, Jakobs, Jakober, Jakobsohn, Jacobsson, Jakobsson, Jakobssohn, Jakobsen, Jakobi, Jakobson, Jakobie and many more.
Early Notables of the Jakobsohn family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Jakobsohn were Gunther Jacob (1685-1734), who was a Bohemian composer. A Benedictine monk in Prague, he was known for his 30 masses, four oratorios, and 100 other sacred works. Friedrich Heinrich... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jakobsohn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Jakobsohn family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jakobsohn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Gustav Jakobsohn, aged 18, who landed in New York, NY in 1860 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)