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Schmucker Early Origins



The surname Schmucker was first found in Pommerania, where the name Schmucker contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Schmucker family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. The name Schmucker is roughly equivalent to the English name "Small," probably having been given to someone who was short in stature.

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Schmucker Spelling Variations


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Schmucker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schmeling, Schmelling, Schmelink, Smeling and others.

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Schmucker Early History


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Schmucker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schmucker research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1377 are included under the topic Early Schmucker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schmucker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schmucker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schmucker 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:

Schmucker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Job Nicolaus Schmucker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Justus Schmucker, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752

Schmucker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Caspar Schmucker, who landed in America in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schmucker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schmucker (post 1700)



  • John George Schmucker, German-American Lutheran clergyman
  • Beale Melanchthon Schmucker (1827-1888), American Lutheran leader, liturgical scholar and historian
  • Samuel Mosheim Schmucker (1823-1863), American historical writer
  • Samuel Simon Schmucker (1799-1873), German-American Lutheran pastor and theologian
  • William R. Schmucker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912
  • John P. Schmucker, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Joliet, Illinois, 1958-69
  • Chad C. Schmucker, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 2001
  • Kurt Schmücker (1919-1996), German politician, Federal Minister for the Treasury (1966-1969), Federal Minister of Finance (1966)
  • Toni Schmücker (1921-1996), German businessman, 4th Chief Executive Officer of the Volkswagen

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Schmucker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schmucker 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 12 January 2016 at 15:50.

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