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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Stetter family. The Stetter surname evolved as a local name for a family that lived in Nuremburg, where the family acquired vast feudal estates and lived in an elegant manor.

Early Origins of the Stetter family


The surname Stetter was first found in Nuremburg, where the name Stettner 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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Early History of the Stetter family

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Early History of the Stetter family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stetter research.
Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1670 is included under the topic Early Stetter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stetter Spelling Variations

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Stetter Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Stetter include Stettner, Stetner, Stettnen, Stettiner, Stettnel, Stettnle, Stettler, Stettina, Stetter, Stettnere, Stetter and many more.

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Early Notables of the Stetter family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Stetter family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stetter family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Stetter family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Stetter or a variant listed above:

Stetter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J W Stetter, aged 23, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Stetter, who settled in Ohio in 1850
  • Georg Stetter, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stetter (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stetter (post 1700)


  • Dave Stetter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Historic Events for the Stetter family

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Historic Events for the Stetter family



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  • Richard Stetter (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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