Schumacher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Schumacher family

The surname Schumacher 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.

Early History of the Schumacher family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schumacher research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1667, 1743 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Schumacher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schumacher Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuh, Schuck, Shuh, Schuch, Shook, Schug, Schewe, Schugh, Schuhman, Schumann, Schuckman, Schuckmann, Schumaker, Schoemaker, Shoemaker, Schumacher, Schuhmacher, Shoo, Schoo and many more.

Early Notables of the Schumacher family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the name Schumacher in this period include Countess Ehrengard Melusina von der Schulenberg, Duchess of Kendal (1667-1743), born on 25 Dec. 1667 at Emden in the present Prussian province of Saxony. "Emden was the...
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United States Schumacher migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schumacher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Peter Schumacher, who settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1685 with his wife, Sarah Hendericks, and four children
  • Sarah Schumacher went to Texas with eight children in 1686
  • Isaac, Jurgen, Jacob, and Peter Schumacher, all of whom, who arrived in Texas in 1691
  • Isack Schumacher, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1691-1692 [1]
  • Peter, Schumacher Jr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1691-1692 [1]
Schumacher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Schumacher, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Jacob Schumacher, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Hans Niclaus Schumacher, aged 8, who landed in New York in 1710 [1]
  • Hans Nicholas Schumacher, Bartel Schumacher, Anna Maria Schumacher, and Thomas Schumacher, who settled in New York State in 1710
  • Anna Maria Schumacher, aged 36, who arrived in New York in 1710 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schumacher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • C Schumacher, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834 [1]
  • Johann Schumacher, aged 42, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • Dietrich Schumacher, aged 25, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Mr. Schumacher, who arrived in New York, NY in 1842 [1]
  • Hermann Gustavus Schumacher, who landed in New York, NY in 1845 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Schumacher migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schumacher Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Lisette Schumacher, who landed in Quebec in 1850
  • Aug Schumacher, aged 31, who landed in Quebec in 1868
Schumacher Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Heinrich Schumacher, aged 20, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

Contemporary Notables of the name Schumacher (post 1700) +

  • Joel T. Schumacher (1939-2020), American filmmaker, best known for his work on St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), and Flatliners (1990), Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997)
  • Benjamin Schumacher, American theoretical physicist
  • Anton Schumacher (b. 1938), German football goalkeeper
  • Michael Schumacher (b. 1969), German seven time Formula One World Champion
  • Axel Schumacher (b. 1969), German genetic scientist
  • Günther Schumacher (b. 1949), German track and road cyclist
  • Kurt Schumacher (1895-1952), leader of the socialist party in Germany after the Second World War
  • Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher (1911-1977), internationally influential British economist and Rhodes Scholar
  • Fritz Schumacher (1869-1947), influential architect and city planner of the "Jugendstil" movement

Bismarck
  • Kurt Schumacher (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]
  • Johann Wilhelm Schumacher (1920-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]
  • Hermann Schumacher (1920-1941), German Matrosenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]
  • Erwin Schumacher (1919-1941), German Funkmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]
USS Arizona
  • Mr. William J. Schumacher, American Water tender First Class working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he survived the sinking [3]


  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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
  3. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


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