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Early Origins of the Semmler family

The surname Semmler was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Semmler family

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Semmler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Simmerl, Simmel, Simmell, Simmill, Simill, Simell and others.

Early Notables of the Semmler family

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United States Semmler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Semmler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Mar. Ferd. Semmler, aged 35, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1848 aboard the ship "Canapus"
  • Fritz Semmler, aged 17, who arrived in New York in 1854 1
  • Michael Semmler, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857 1
Semmler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Emts Richard Semmler, who landed in Alabama in 1920 1

Contemporary Notables of the name Semmler (post 1700) +

  • Christoph Semmler (b. 1980), German footballer
  • Stefan Semmler (b. 1952), German two-time Olympic gold medalist rower at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Semmler (1836-1931), German chemist, known for his research into terpenes
  • Ilka Semmler (b. 1985), German silver medalist each volleyball player
  • Clement Semmler OBE, AM (1914-2000), Australian author, reviewer and manager of the Australian Broadcasting Commission
  • Agnes Semmler, Northwest Territories Deputy Commissioner from September 17, 1984 to October 26, 1987

SS Alcoa Puritan
  • A.O. Semmler, American Cadet from Seymour, Connecticut, who was working aboard the SS Alcoa Puritan (1942) traveling from Port of Spain, Trinidad to Mobile, Alabama when it was torpedoed by U-boat U-507; he survived the sinking 2

  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)
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