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Thum Early Origins



The surname Thum was first found in the region of Anhalt, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the surname played a vital role in this turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Thum Spelling Variations


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Thum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thuemen, Thumann, Thuman, Thumen, Thuman, Thuem, Thumm, Tumann, Tumen, Tuman and many more.

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Thum Early History


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Thum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thum research. Another 242 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1563, 1570, 1743, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Thum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thum Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Thum at this time were Joachim von Thuemen, a cavalry officer who accompanied Kaiser Carl V on the crusades to Africa and distinguished himself at...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thum 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:

Thum Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abraham Thum, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Jacob Thum, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jean Thum, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1797
  • Anne Elisabeth Thum, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1797

Thum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Geo Fredric Thum, aged 38, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Henry Thum, aged 37, landed in Missouri in 1839
  • Joh Phil Thum, who arrived in America in 1852
  • Alexander Thum, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1855

Thum Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William Thum U.E., (Thorne) who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Thum Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter Thum, who landed in Canada in 1834

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Thum Family Crest Products


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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  2. 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).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  11. ...

The Thum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thum 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 13 June 2016 at 12:42.

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