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Shor Early Origins



The surname Shor was first found in Hamburg, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of the North Sea region, as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.

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Shor Spelling Variations


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Shor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schorr, Schorrer, Schor, Schors, Schorer, Schorre, Schore and many more.

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Shor Early History


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Shor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shor research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1289, 1294, 1618, 1671, 1615 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Shor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shor 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: Hans Georg Schorr, who came to Philadelphia in 1747; as did Hans Mardin Schors in 1751. Johann Michael Schorr came to America in 1783. Christian Schorer came to Texas with his wife Johanne T. Mueller, as did Georg Schor in 1861..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Shor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shor 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 6 November 2012 at 13:16.

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