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Shumaker Early Origins



The surname Shumaker 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.

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Shumaker Spelling Variations


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Shumaker 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.

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Shumaker Early History


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Shumaker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shumaker research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shumaker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shumaker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shumaker Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shumaker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Shumaker, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Joseph Shumaker, aged 25, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Paul Shumaker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Shumaker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Shumaker, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • John Henry Shumaker, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1842
  • William Shumaker, who landed in Arkansas in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shumaker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shumaker (post 1700)



  • Tom Shumaker, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Terry Shumaker, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008
  • R. Worth Shumaker, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia superintendent of schools, 1936, 1940
  • John L. Shumaker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964
  • John J. Shumaker, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 15th District, 1983-96
  • Harvey A. Shumaker, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1960
  • Harry Shumaker, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1930
  • Edward E. III Shumaker, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1996; U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, 1997-2001
  • David Shumaker, American politician, Mayor of Bristol, Tennessee, 2003

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. 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).
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Shumaker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shumaker 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 10 December 2015 at 21:58.

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