Weidner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weidner family

The surname Weidner was first found in Bavaria, where the name 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. They held a family seat at Nuremburg.

Early History of the Weidner family

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Weidner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weidner, Weedner, Wedener, Wiedener and others.

Early Notables of the Weidner family (pre 1700)

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United States Weidner migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weidner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Dichius Weidner, who settled there in 1729
  • Hans Wilhelm Weidner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747 [1]
  • Philip Jacob Weidner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Henrich Weidner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Christoph Weidner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
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Weidner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Clara Weidner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Julius Weidner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Moritz Weidner, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Joseph Weidner, who landed in Indiana in 1852 [1]
  • Mathias Weidner, who arrived in North America in 1863 [1]
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Weidner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Emil Weidner, aged 3, who arrived in New York, NY in 1906 [1]
  • Andreas Weidner, who landed in New York, NY in 1906 [1]
  • Christian Weidner, aged 36, who arrived in New York, NY in 1906 [1]
  • Leontius Weidner, aged 11, who arrived in New York, NY in 1906 [1]
  • Otilia Weidner, aged 8, who arrived in New York, NY in 1906 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Weidner (post 1700) +

  • Lynn H. Weidner, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008 [2]
  • LeRoy A. Weidner, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Berks County 2nd District; Elected 1954, 1960 [2]
  • George E. Weidner, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972; Candidate in primary for Kentucky State Senate 24th District, 1973 [2]
  • Don Weidner, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1992 [2]
  • David A. Weidner, American politician, Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1992 [2]
  • Daniel Weidner, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004 [2]
  • Stephan Weidner (b. 1963), head of the German hard-rock band Böhse Onkelz
  • Johan Hendrik Weidner (1912-1994), Belgian World War II resistance fighter
  • Gabrielle Weidner (1914-1945), Belgian World War II heroine
  • Brant Weidner (b. 1960), former NBA player for the San Antonio Spurs
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Bismarck
  • Heinz Weidner (1920-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]


Suggested Readings for the name Weidner +

  • 4025 "Heinrich Weidner, 1717-1792, Catharina Mull Weidner, 1733-1804: Through Four Generation" by Anne Williams McAllister.

  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
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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