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Wegener Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wegener Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andrews Wegener, aged 45, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Christoph Wegener, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Conrad Wegener, who landed in America in 1777-1783
  • Carl Wegener, who arrived in America in 1780
  • Caspar Wegener, who landed in America in 1783

Wegener Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Ignatz Wegener, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • Adolphine Wegener, aged 49, arrived in America in 1842
  • Fried Wegener, aged 25, landed in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Johanna Wegener, who arrived in America in 1846
  • Gerh Heinr Wegener, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wegener Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm Wegener, aged 38, a farmer, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wegener (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wegener (post 1700)



  • Otto Wegener, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Senate 2nd District, 1904; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1908
  • Emil F. Wegener, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1904
  • Alfred W. Wegener, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1974; Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977
  • Alexander H. F. Wegener, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Bay City, Michigan, 1933
  • Mike Wegener (b. 1946), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Wolfgang Wegener (1875-1956), German admiral and naval historian
  • Paul Wegener (1874-1948), German actor and film director
  • Gerda Wegener (1886-1940), Danish illustrator
  • Friedrich Wegener (1907-1990), German pathologist
  • Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880-1930), German meteorologist

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wegener Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wegener 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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