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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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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 9 December 2016 at 20:59.

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