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Wetzler Early Origins



The surname Wetzler was first found in Silesia and Bohemia, where the name could be considered to make a major contribution to the feudal society that shaped the early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses, playing important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, as each group strove for power and status in an unstable territorial profile. chronicles first mention the Lord Weczel von Schellendorf from Liegnitz in Silesia around 1424, and Hans Weczold of Freiberg in Saxony near the border with Bohemia in 1447.

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Wetzler Spelling Variations


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Wetzler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wetzel, Wetzlaw (Silesia), Weczel ( Silesia, Bohemia), Wetzold, Weczold, Wetzler, Wetzal, Wetzell, Wetzlar, Wetz and many more.

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Wetzler Early History


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Wetzler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wetzler research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Wetzler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wetzler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wetzler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wetzler 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:

Wetzler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Wetzler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Hermann Wetzler landed in in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Herman Wetzler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jaques Wetzler, who landed in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782

Wetzler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G Wetzler, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wetzler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wetzler (post 1700)



  • Hermann Hans Wetzler (1870-1943), German conductor and composer, founder of the Wetzler Symphony Orchestra
  • Alfred Israel Wetzler (1918-1988), Slovak Jewish author who escaped Auschwitz, best known for his Blood for Goods and co-authoring the Vrba-Wetzler Report

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Wetzler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wetzler 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 10 March 2015 at 01:19.

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