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Scherer Early Origins



The surname Scherer was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Scherer Spelling Variations


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Scherer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shearer, Sherar, Sherer, Sheerer and others.

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Scherer Early History


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Scherer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherer research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1503 and 1587 are included under the topic Early Scherer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scherer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scherer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherer In Ireland


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Scherer In Ireland



Some of the Scherer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Peter Scherer, who landed in America in 1697

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Theobald Scherer, who arrived in New York in 1709-10
  • Adam Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709-1710
  • Dewalt Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Theobald Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709-1710
  • Mrs. Ulrich Scherer, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nikolaus Scherer, who arrived in Brazil in 1828
  • Johann Georg Scherer, who landed in Brazil in 1828
  • H Scherer, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Frantz Scherer, aged 37, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Andre Scherer, aged 36, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherer (post 1700)



  • Gordon H. Scherer (1906-1988), American politician
  • Frederic M. Scherer (b. 1932), American economist
  • Bernie Scherer (1913-2004), American NFL football player
  • Gus L. Scherer, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1937-40
  • Gordon M. Scherer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972
  • Gordon Harry Scherer (1906-1988), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1953-63; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964
  • George F. Scherer, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1938
  • George Scherer, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936
  • Carolyn A. Scherer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000
  • Carol L. Scherer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972 (alternate), 1976, 1980
  • ... (Another 21 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Scherer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Scherer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scherer 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 9 February 2016 at 08:54.

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