Weick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weick family

The surname Weick 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk (1254) is on the site of the original church of St. Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II (1039) and Henry V (1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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.

Early History of the Weick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weick research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1816, 1869, 1616, 1677, 1652, 1702 and 1652 are included under the topic Early Weick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyck, Wycke, Wijk, Wyckes, Wycks, Wyckez, Wyckz, Wyckk, van Wyck, van Wick, Wicke, Weick, Wieck and many more.

Early Notables of the Weick family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Thomas Wijck (also Thomas Wijk, or Thomas Wyck) (1616-1677), a Dutch painter; and his son, Jan Wyck (also Jan Wiyck, or Jan Wick) (1652-1702), a Dutch Baroque painter. He was "a distinguished Dutch painter of interiors, markets, and Italian seaports, was born at Haarlem on 29 Oct. 1652. He was a pupil of...
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United States Weick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Gerhart Weick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Johan Christoph Weick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1768 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Weick (post 1700) +

  • Bill Weick (1932-2017), American wrestler and coach, member of the first U.S. World Greco-Roman wrestling team in 1961
  • Paul Charles Weick (1899-1997), United States federal judge
  • Fred Ernest Weick (1899-1993), early American aviator and airplane innovator
  • Karl E. Weick (b. 1936), American organizational theorist
  • David Weick, American Republican politician, Chair of Randolph County Republican Party, 2003 [2]

  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 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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