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Sechrest Early Origins



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.

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Sechrest Spelling Variations


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Sechrest Spelling Variations



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

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Sechrest Early History


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Sechrest Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sechrest research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sechrest History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sechrest Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sechrest Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sechrest 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sechrest (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sechrest (post 1700)



  • Gene Sechrest, American politician, Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1976-77

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Sechrest Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. 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. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Sechrest Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sechrest 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 14 January 2016 at 09:19.

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