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Sechrest History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Sechrest family


The surname Sechrest was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Sechrest family


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Sechrest Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Siegrist, Seigrist, Seagrist, Sechrist, Seichrist, Siechrist, Seechrist and many more.

Early Notables of the Sechrest family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sechrest family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sechrest Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Earl F. Sechrest, aged 24, destined for Tonganoxie, Kansas, arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Cambrai" from Antwerp, Belgium [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN3X-PPK : 6 December 2014), Earl F. Sechrest, 17 Jan 1922; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Cambrai, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Sechrest (post 1700)


  • Larry James Sechrest (b. 1946), American economist who advocated the ideas of the Austrian School
  • Jason Sechrest (b. 1979), American writer and actor
  • Donald Ray Sechrest (1933-2006), American designer of more than 90 golf courses
  • Gene Sechrest, American politician, Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1976-77 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN3X-PPK : 6 December 2014), Earl F. Sechrest, 17 Jan 1922; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Cambrai, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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