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Where did the German Wambold family come from? What is the German Wambold family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wambold family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wambold family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wambolt, Wambold, Wamboldt, Wampolt, Vambolt, Vomboldt, Wemboldt, Weimbold and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where the name Wambolt 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wambold research. Another 154 words(11 lines of text) covering the year 1664 is included under the topic Early Wambold History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Wambold Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wambold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Peter Wambold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
- Frederick Wambold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
Wambold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jacob Wambold, aged 52, arrived in New York, NY in 1875
- Peter Wambold, aged 20, landed in New York, NY in 1875
- Sophie Wambold, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1875
- Andreas Wambold, aged 24, arrived in New York, NY in 1876
- Catharine Wambold, aged 21, arrived in New York, NY in 1876
Wambold Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Adam Wambold, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
- Barbara Wambold, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
- Elisabeth Wambold, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
- Eve Wambold, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
- Margereta Wambold, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
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- Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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- Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
The Wambold Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wambold 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.
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