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Petzshwitz Early Origins



The surname Petzshwitz was first found in Meissen, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. The name was originally spelled Petzschwitz, Petschwitz or Peschwitz. The first recorded member of this family was Marquand von Beschwitz who lived in the early 13th century. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Petzshwitz Spelling Variations


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Petzshwitz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beschwittz, Beshwitz, Bechwitz, Beschewitz, Beshewitz, Bechewitz, Petzschwitz, Petschwitz and many more.

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Petzshwitz Early History


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Petzshwitz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Petzshwitz research. Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1409, 13, , 1635, 10, , 1859, 1499 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Petzshwitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Petzshwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Petzshwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Petzshwitz 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 or some of its variants were: members of the family who settled in North America during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Petzshwitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Petzshwitz 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 August 2012 at 11:04.

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