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Plas Early Origins



The surname Plas was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions. The family later branched east into Poland.

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Plas Spelling Variations


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Plas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plesuik, Plausig, Plesak, Plasak, Plasac, Plesnik and many more.

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Plas Early History


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Plas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plas research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Plas 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:

Plas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Hend Plas, who landed in New York in 1715-1716

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plas (post 1700)



  • Josephine P. Plas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972
  • John J. Plas, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 21st District, 1946, 1948; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1952
  • Jan Michael Plas, American Republican politician, Supervisor of Green Oak Township, Michigan; Elected 1996

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Plas Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Plas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plas 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 13 October 2015 at 10:57.

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