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Schonberg Early Origins



The surname Schonberg 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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Schonberg Spelling Variations


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Schonberg 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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Schonberg Early History


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Schonberg Early History



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

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Schonberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schonberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Schonberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Schonberg, who setted in Texas in 1845
  • Louise Schonberg, who arrived in New York in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schonberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schonberg (post 1700)



  • Mary G. Schonberg, American politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1915; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1916
  • Harold C Schonberg (b. 1915), prominent American music historian and critic who won a Pulitzer prize in 1971

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See Also


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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. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  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. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  10. 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).
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The Schonberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schonberg 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 18 April 2016 at 17:54.

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