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Oberholzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Oberholzer family


The surname Oberholzer was first found in Austria, where the name Oberhofen and Udelhofen were synonymous with the Teutonic Order. The Barons Oberhofen 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. In their later history the name 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 Oberholzer family


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Oberholzer Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Oberhofen, Udelhofen and others.

Early Notables of the Oberholzer family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Oberholzer family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oberholzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jakob Oberholzer, who arrived in America in 1731 [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)
  • Jb Oberholzer, who landed in America in 1731 [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)
  • Martin Oberholzer, who arrived in America in 1731 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Oberholzer (post 1700)


  • Emil Oberholzer (1883-1958), German-born, American psychiatrist, an early practitioner of Freudian psychoanalysis and dream analysis
  • Marlies Oberholzer (b. 1958), Swiss alpine skier at the 1976 Winter Olympics
  • Petrus Cornelius Jacobus "Obie" Oberholzer (b. 1947), South African photographer, Professor of Photographer in the Fine Art Department of Rhodes University
  • Henry Arthur Oberholzer (1893-1953), British bronze medalist gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics

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  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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