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Weers Early Origins



The surname Weers was first found in Holland, 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. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname 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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Weers Spelling Variations


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Weers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weert, Weerd, Weerts, Weers, Weerde, Weerden, Weerdt, Weertenstein, Weertenberg, Werdt, Wardt, Weurt, Sweerts, Waert, Wehrt and many more.

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Weers Early History


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Weers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weers research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1591 and 1652 are included under the topic Early Weers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weers 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 or some of its variants were: Gijsbert Cornelisz Waert, who came to New York, NY in 1639; Henrich Wert, who came to Philadelphia in 1739; Hendrich Wert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weers (post 1700)



  • William Weers, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Putnam County, 1956

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Weers Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Weers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weers 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 14 October 2015 at 09:35.

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