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Early Origins of the Lex family


The surname Lex was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It was first found in the province or canton of Vaud. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Lex family


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Lex Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lex, de la Lex, De Lex, Lecks, Leck and others.

Early Notables of the Lex family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lex family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lex Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Diederich Lex, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1787
  • Georg Diederich Lex, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787 [1]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)
  • Jacob Lex, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787 [1]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)

Lex Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ph C Lex, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805 [1]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)
  • Henry Lex, who settled in Philadelphia in 1807
  • Charles Lex, who settled in Philadelphia in 1809
  • Allen Lex, who settled in New York, NY in 1821
  • Andreas Lex, who settled in America in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lex Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Lex, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Regenballalein, Germany, in 1907
  • Georg Lex, aged 23, who landed in America from Gyanafalva, Hungary, in 1907
  • Jos Lex, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Maiuzbauein, Germany, in 1907
  • Andreas Lex, aged 18, who landed in America from Untervelleck, Austria, in 1909
  • Juliann Lex, aged 12, who emigrated to the United States from Graflingen, Germany, in 1911
  • ... (More 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)

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