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Spon Early Origins



The surname Spon was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Spon Spelling Variations


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Spon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sponheim, Spon, Spontin and others.

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Spon Early History


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Spon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spon research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 174 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Spon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spon 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:

Spon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Spon and his family immigrated to New York in 1709
  • Heinrich Spon, who landed in New York, NY in 1709
  • Susanne Rosins Spon, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Susanne Rosina Spon, who settled in Philadelphia in 1739
  • Johann Matthias Spon and his wife and children, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Spon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Spon, who was naturalized in Oregon in 1814

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Spon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Spon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spon 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 4 November 2014 at 14:07.

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