Early Origins of the Schalkle family
The surname Schalkle was first found in East Prussia
, where the name came from humble beginnings in Livonia. They branched to Sweden very early and were granted lands and estates in that country but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the Schalkle family
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Schalkle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schwalk, Schwalch, von Schwalk, von Schwalch and others.
Early Notables of the Schalkle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schalkle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathew Shalk, who came to Pennsylvania in 1740; Barbaras Schalk, who settled in Baltimore in 1832; Cather Schalk, who came to Baltimore in 1832; Carl Schalk, who arrived in New York, NY in 1837.