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Spahr Early Origins



The surname Spahr was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the family became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Spahr Spelling Variations


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Spahr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spohrer, Spohr, Spehrer, Sperner, Sporrer, Sperrer, Sperger, Spohrger, Spehr, Spahrer, Spahr, Spehrmann, Spahrmann, Spohrmann, Sparmann, Spormann and many more.

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Spahr Early History


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Spahr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spahr research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1707 is included under the topic Early Spahr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spahr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spahr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spahr 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:

Spahr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Spahr, who arrived in Maryland in 1753
  • John George Spahr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762
  • Henrich Spahr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764

Spahr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacb Spahr, aged 16, landed in New York in 1854
  • David Spahr, aged 19, landed in New York in 1854
  • Catherine Spahr, aged 4, arrived in New York, NY in 1876
  • Albert Spahr, who arrived in America in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spahr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spahr (post 1700)



  • William Joseph Spahr (1921-2011), prominent American CIA analyst, author, and retired Army colonel
  • Charles E. "Charlie" Spahr (1913-2009), American instrumental in the building of the Alaskan Pipeline
  • Juliana Spahr (b. 1966), American poet, critic, and editor
  • Timothy B. Spahr, American astronomer
  • Richard Spahr, American Republican politician, Candidate for supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1957
  • Herman Louis Spahr (b. 1875), American politician, U.S. Consul in Breslau, 1906-14; Montevideo, 1916-17
  • George H. Spahr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908
  • Bo Spahr, American Democrat politician, Chair of Preston County Democratic Party, 1946

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    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. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Spahr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spahr 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 24 October 2016 at 12:58.

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