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The name Scholtz comes from one of those ancient dukedoms, territories and states that would eventually form a part of present day Germany. At its birth in the Middle Ages, it was used to indicate someone who worked as a town-mayor derived from the medieval name "Schultheis" which has the same meaning.

Scholtz Early Origins



The surname Scholtz was first found in Switzerland, where branches of this estimable family were elevated to the ranks of the nobility and came to possess great political influence. The name stems from the medaieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."

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Scholtz Spelling Variations


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Scholtz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schultz, Schultheis, Schultes, Schultz, Schultze, Schulz, Scholz and many more.

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Scholtz Early History


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Scholtz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scholtz research. Another 539 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1224, 1680, 1661, 1693, 1719, 1615, 1683, 1747, 1800, 1770, 1849, 1808 and 1883 are included under the topic Early Scholtz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scholtz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scholtz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Scholtz were Jerzy Georg Daniel Schultz the Younger (1615-1683), Prussian painter of the Baroque era; Johann Abraham Schultz (1747-1800), a composer and conductor of the orchestra of Prince Heinrich...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scholtz 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:

Scholtz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Scholtz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734
  • George, Scholtz Jr., who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Christopher Scholtz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Melchior Scholtz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Johannes Scholtz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

Scholtz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Scholtz, aged 43, landed in Missouri in 1844
  • Richard Scholtz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Carl Scholtz, who landed in Arkansas in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scholtz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scholtz (post 1700)



  • Joseph D. Scholtz (1890-1972), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, 1937-41; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; Postmaster at Louisville, Kentucky, 1947-60 (acting, 1947)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. 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).
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    The Scholtz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scholtz 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 22 October 2015 at 11:23.

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