Early Origins of the Shollenberger family
The surname Shollenberger 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 Shollenberger family
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Shollenberger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sollenberger, Schollenberg, Schollenberger, Solimbergo, Solenberger, Shollenberg, Shollenberger, Sollenberg, Solenberg, Scholenberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Shollenberger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shollenberger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Friederich Schollenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742; and Jacob Schollenberger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pa in 1879.
Contemporary Notables of the name Shollenberger (post 1700)
- Jim Shollenberger, American manager of the Marshalltown Ansons, a minor league baseball team that played in the Central Association in 1927
- Barry Shollenberger, American Baseball America College Coach of the Year in 1983
- Richard Shollenberger, American park chief of what would become Shollenberger Park, a wetland park located in Petaluma, California, one of the last wetlands of its kind in the country
- Fern "Shelly" Shollenberger (1923-1977), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League third basewoman who played from 1946 through 1954, five-time All-Star Team member
- George Shollenberger (1809-1868), American Republican politician, Merchant; Postmaster at Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1861-65
- Charles Shollenberger, American Democrat politician, Chair of Christian County Democratic Party, 1921