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Weitzel Early Origins



The surname Weitzel was first found in Hesse, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions. The family name achieved the great distinction of being the Grand Dukes of Hesse in 1858.

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Weitzel Spelling Variations


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Weitzel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weitzel, Wetzel, Weetzel and others.

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Weitzel Early History


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Weitzel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weitzel research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1758 is included under the topic Early Weitzel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weitzel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weitzel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weitzel 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 were:

Weitzel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Weitzel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Friederic Weitzel, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Friederic Weitzel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johan Heinrich Weitzel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Sebastian Weitzel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Weitzel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catrina Weitzel, who came to Baltimore in 1834
  • Franz Weitzel, who settled in North America in 1846
  • Adam Weitzel, who came to North America in 1848
  • Henry Weitzel, aged 50, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Julius Karl Weitzel, who landed in North America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weitzel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weitzel (post 1700)



  • Louise Adeline Weitzel (1862-1934), American writer
  • Godfrey Weitzel, American politician, Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1862, 1862
  • George Thomas Weitzel (1873-1936), American politician, U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1911-13
  • Godfrey Weitzel (1835-1884), Union army general during the American Civil War and acting Mayor of New Orleans
  • Fritz Weitzel (1904-1940), German SS Obergruppenführer
  • August Willem Philip Weitzel (1816-1896), Dutch military officer who served as the Minister of War
  • John Quinn Weitzel (b. 1928), the first Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Weitzel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weitzel 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 3 August 2016 at 15:52.

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