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Weitzel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Weitzel family


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.

Early History of the Weitzel family


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Weitzel Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Weitzel family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Weitzel family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Johan Heinrich Weitzel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Sebastian Weitzel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (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 settled in Baltimore in 1834
  • Franz Weitzel, who settled in North America in 1846
  • Adam Weitzel, who settled in North America in 1848
  • Henry Weitzel, aged 50, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Julius Karl Weitzel, who landed in North America in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Weitzel (post 1700)


  • Godfrey Weitzel, American politician, Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1862, 1862 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Thomas Weitzel (1873-1936), American politician, U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1911-13 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louise Adeline Weitzel (1862-1934), American writer
  • 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


  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 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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