Early Origins of the Marotz family
The surname Marotz was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Marotz family
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Marotz Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Marotz, Marot, Marotte, Merode, Merot, Mertz, Mauritz and many more.
Early Notables of the Marotz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Marotz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Mauritz, who settled in New York in 1659; Jean Marot, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Anna Catharina Mertz, who arrived in New York in 1710; Descendre Marotte, who came to New Orleans in 1727.
Contemporary Notables of the name Marotz (post 1700)
- Robert G. Marotz, American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Shawano County; Elected unopposed 1948; Elected 1956; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html