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Sholes Early Origins



The surname Sholes was first found in southern Germany, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Chronicles first mention Dietschi Schuoler of Basel in 1270, and Johann Schuller in 1393. They would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Sholes Spelling Variations


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Sholes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuler, Schueler, Schueller, Schoeler (Westphalia), Scholer (Westphalia), Schuyler and many more.

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Sholes Early History


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Sholes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sholes research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1713, 1784, 1833, 1734, 1804, 1782, 1713, 1627, 1683, 1657, 1724, 1719 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Sholes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sholes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sholes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Sholes were Peter Schuller, a prominent and royal judge of the city of Znaym in Bohemia, who was ennobled in 1713 and awarded the...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sholes 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 were:

Sholes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Sholes, aged 26, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sholes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sholes (post 1700)



  • Stephen H. Sholes (1911-1968), American recording executive with RCA Victor responsible for signing Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Eddy Arnold, The Browns, Hank Snow, Jim Reeves and many more
  • Christopher Latham Sholes (1819-1890), American inventor who received the first patent for what he called a "type-writer" and the QWERTY keyboard layout
  • Charles Clark Sholes (1816-1867), American politician, Mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Sholes Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sholes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sholes 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 16 May 2013 at 10:42.

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