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Scherf Early Origins



The surname Scherf was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this nation a landmark contributor to the development of Europe.

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Scherf Spelling Variations


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Scherf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scherer, Scher, Scherers, Schere, Scherr, Scherrer and many more.

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Scherf Early History


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Scherf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherf research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1298, 1816, 1807, 1631, 1712, 1747, 1804, 1795, 1841, 1886, 1815 and 1889 are included under the topic Early Scherf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scherf Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Scherf were Sebastian Anton Scherer (1631-1712), a German composer and organist of the Baroque era; Barthelemy Scherer (1747-1804), an Austrian general in the French army...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scherf 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:

Scherf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton Scherf, aged 26, arrived in America in 1853
  • Jacob Scherf, aged 18, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Johann Scherf, who landed in New York in 1871

Scherf Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Elisabeth Scherf, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Maria Scherf, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Valentine Scherf, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherf (post 1700)



  • Lillian Scherf, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Scherf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scherf 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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