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The noble surname Krewson emerged in Pomerania, which is a territory of Germany and a maritime province of Prussia. Pomerania is bounded on the south by Brandenburg, on the west by Mecklenburg, and on the east by Poland. During the 5th century, Pomerania was settled by Pommern, who were a Slavic tribe. Pommern, which means on the sea, became the name of this region during the reign of the Charlemagne.

Krewson Early Origins



The surname Krewson was first found in Pomerania, where the family rose to prominence early in the mediaeval era. Individual bearers of this name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Krevet von Rostock (c.1300,) and Erhard zu dem Krebis of Strassburg (1371).

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Krewson Spelling Variations


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Krewson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krebs, Krebbs, Kraebs, Krebbes, Krebz, Crebs, Crebbs, Krevet (medieval form), Crebis, Krebis, Kraew, Krew and many more.

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Krewson Early History


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Krewson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krewson research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1311, 1803, 1787, 1690, 1762, 1713, 1780, 1493, 1690, 1762, 1713, 1780, 1755, 1741, 1814, 1804, 1880 and 1827 are included under the topic Early Krewson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krewson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krewson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Krewson at this time were Johann Tobias Krebs (1690-1762), a German organist and composer; Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780), a prominent German composer and Friedrich Krebs (died 1493), an early German organ builder; Johann Tobias Krebs (1690-1762), a pupil of the great Johann Sebastian Bach, he was...

Another 88 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krewson 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:

Krewson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Raymond Krewson, aged 22, destined for Pleasantville, N.J., arrived in New York in 1913 aboard the ship "Havana" from Havana, Cuba [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ99-H3V : 6 December 2014), Raymond Krewson, 15 Jul 1913; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Havana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • George Krewson, aged 20, destined for Merchantville, N. J., arrived in New York in 1916 aboard the ship "Bermudian" from Hamilton, Bermuda [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJHG-828 : 6 December 2014), George Krewson, 05 Oct 1916; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Krewson, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Oskawa" from Hamburg, Germany [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67D-Y5Q : 6 December 2014), John Krewson, 15 Nov 1919; citing departure port Hamburg, Germany, arrival port New York, ship name Oskawa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sarah Krewson, aged 48, destined for Philadelphia, Pa., arrived in New York in 1924 aboard the ship "Arcadian" from Bermuda [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNZT-BZ4 : 6 December 2014), Sarah Krewson, 27 Mar 1924; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Arcadian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krewson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krewson (post 1700)



  • Rollie "Rollin" Krewson, American seven-time Daytime Emmy Award winning puppet designer and builder, known for her work on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street
  • Lyda Krewson (b. 1953), American Democratic politician, 46th Mayor of St. Louis (2017-)

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Citations


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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ99-H3V : 6 December 2014), Raymond Krewson, 15 Jul 1913; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Havana, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJHG-828 : 6 December 2014), George Krewson, 05 Oct 1916; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67D-Y5Q : 6 December 2014), John Krewson, 15 Nov 1919; citing departure port Hamburg, Germany, arrival port New York, ship name Oskawa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNZT-BZ4 : 6 December 2014), Sarah Krewson, 27 Mar 1924; citing departure port Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Arcadian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Krewson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krewson 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.

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