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Schomburg Early Origins



The surname Schomburg was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. Frederick Schomberg accompanied William III to England in 1688 and ultimately created the Duke of Schomnberg there. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Schomburg Spelling Variations


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Schomburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schomburg, Schomberg, Schomar, Schonerg, Schonberg, Schombergh, Scombergh, Von Schomberg and many more.

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Schomburg Early History


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Schomburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schomburg research. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1645, 1693 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Schomburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schomburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schomburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Schomburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Schomburg, who came to America in 1853
  • Anne Marie C. Engel Schomburg, who came to America in 1853
  • Henry Frederick Schomburg, who landed in Arkansas in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schomburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schomburg (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant General August Schomburg (1908-1972), Commander of the United States Army Ballistic Missile Command, recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2) and the Army Commendation Medal (2)
  • Alex Schomburg (1905-1998), Puerto Rico-born, American commercial and comic book artist and painter
  • Fred H. Schomburg, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1914
  • Wolfgang Schomburg (b. 1948), first German Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
  • Arturo Alfonso "Arthur" Schomburg (1874-1938), Puerto Rican historian, writer, and activist

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Schomburg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  4. 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).
  5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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The Schomburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schomburg 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.

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