Schertz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Schertz family

The surname Schertz 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.

Early History of the Schertz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schertz research. Another 200 words (14 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 Schertz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schertz Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Schertz family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Schertz 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...
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United States Schertz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schertz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Schertz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1725 [1]
  • Johann Henrich Schertz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]
Schertz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Schertz, aged 23, who landed in America in 1835 [1]
  • Carl Schertz, who arrived in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Jean Schertz, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Sebastian Schertz, who arrived in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Joseph Schertz, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Schertz (post 1700) +

  • Chantal Schertz (b. 1958), French bronze medalist swimmer at the 1974 European Championships


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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