Early Origins of the Souers family
Austria, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region. The family, which originated from the Sau river region, became prominent in local affairs in the Krain, Carinthian, and Styrian regions. Dieteri Galleri was the first to take on this name, and according to chronicles, appeared under the name Caspar Sauer as early as 1313. They branched into many cadet houses which played important roles in the national conflicts, as each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Souers family
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Souers Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sauer, Sauerer, Sour, Sourer, Sauers, Sours, Zauer and many more.
Early Notables of the Souers family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Souers were Georg Sauer von Kosiach, who became in 1556 the general of the Croatian border and commander of Carlstadt. His brother was a general...
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Migration of the Souers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christopher Saur, who came to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1734. Adam Sauer came to Philadelphia in 1731; Henrich Sauer arrived in Philadelphia in 1733.
Contemporary Notables of the name Souers (post 1700)
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