Wichmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wichmann family

The surname Wichmann was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Wichmann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wichmann research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1836, 1864, 1865, 1883, 1402 and 1402 are included under the topic Early Wichmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wichmann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wichman, Wichmann, Wichmans, Wichmanns, Wichmanes, Wichmannes, Wichmanne, Wicchmann, Wicchman, Wichhmann, Witchman, Wickman and many more.

Early Notables of the Wichmann family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Wichmann during this time period were Hennig Wichmann (died 1402), one of the leaders of the Likedeeler, he wreaked havoc in the North and Baltic Sea at the end...
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United States Wichmann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wichmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christoph Wichmann, who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, on record in America in 1775
  • Engell Wichmann, a German prisoner of war, on record in New York in 1782
  • Engel] Wichmann, who landed in New York, NY in 1782 [1]
Wichmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Gerh Wichmann, who landed in America in 1814-1820 [1]
  • Joh Heinr Wichmann, who arrived in America in 1814-1820 [1]
  • Elisabeth Wichmann, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Hermann William Wichmann, aged 30, who landed in St Louis, Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Johann Wichmann, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wichmann (post 1700) +

  • Felix A Wichmann, Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
  • Eyvind H Wichmann (b. 1929), Professor Emeritus of Physics University of California, Berkeley

  • Heinz Wichmann (1923-1941), German Matrose who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [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. ^ 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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