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Schlitt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Schlitt family


The surname Schlitt was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Schlitt family


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Schlitt Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schlett, Schletter, Schletterer, Schletz, Schlereth, Schleten, Schlecht and many more.

Early Notables of the Schlitt family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Schlitt family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schlitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jak, Schlitt III, who arrived in America in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Schlitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Schlitt, aged 39, originally from Bronx, N.Y., who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Chicago" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6VH-GQ3 : 6 December 2014), Louis Schlitt, 04 Oct 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Chicago, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Daniel Schlitt, originally from Beska, Yougoslavia, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Cherbourg, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KC-623 : 6 December 2014), Daniel Schlitt, 10 Jun 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Schlitt (post 1700)


  • John William Schlitt (b. 1950), American vocalist, the lead singer of Christian rock band Petra from 1986 until 2005

Historic Events for the Schlitt family



Bismarck

  • Ludwig Schlitt (1908-1941), German Stabsmaschinist who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6VH-GQ3 : 6 December 2014), Louis Schlitt, 04 Oct 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Chicago, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KC-623 : 6 December 2014), Daniel Schlitt, 10 Jun 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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