Shoemaker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Shoemaker family

The surname Shoemaker 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 Shoemaker family

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

Shoemaker 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 Shoemaker family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the name Shoemaker 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...
Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shoemaker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Shoemaker migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shoemaker Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Joseph Shoemaker, who landed in Maryland in 1661 [1]
  • Sarah Shoemaker, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1686 [1]
Shoemaker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Paul Shoemaker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Anna Maria Shoemaker, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Anna Maria Shoemaker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Georg Shoemaker, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Hans Jacob Shoemaker, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Shoemaker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Shoemaker, who arrived in Maryland in 1838 [1]
  • Christian Shoemaker, who arrived in Maryland in 1839 [1]
  • Francis Shoemaker, who landed in Maryland in 1840 [1]
  • Michael Shoemaker, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846 [1]
  • P Shoemaker, aged 2, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Shoemaker migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shoemaker Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Jacob S Shoemaker, who landed in Canada in 1830

Contemporary Notables of the name Shoemaker (post 1700) +

  • Robert Morin Shoemaker (1924-2017), American Army Commander of FORSCOM (1977–1982)
  • Charles Frederic Shoemaker, American Commandant from 1895 through 1905 of the United States (U.S.) Revenue Cutter Service
  • Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928-1997), American co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, husband of Carolyn Shoemaker
  • Henry Wharton Shoemaker (1880-1958), American folklorist, diplomat, and writer
  • Bill Shoemaker (1931-2003), American jockey
  • Michael Shoemaker, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876
  • Mike Shoemaker, American politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1983-97; Member of Ohio State Senate 17th District, 1997-2000
  • Myrl H. Shoemaker (1913-1985), American Democrat politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1959-82; Defeated, 1956; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1983-85; Died in office 1985
  • Philip Shoemaker, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1860
  • Philip R. Shoemaker, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1952; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964
  • ... (Another 37 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Shoemaker +

  • 842 Shoemaker Pioneers by Benjamin H. Shoemaker, Uncle Billy: The Ancestors and Descendants of William B. Shoemaker, Sr., of Jasper County , Mississippi By Mattie Shoemaker Holliday.

  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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