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Wildermuth Early Origins



The surname Wildermuth was first found in Berkshire where they held a family seat in ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Wildermuth Spelling Variations


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Wildermuth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilder, Wylder, Wilde and others.

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Wildermuth Early History


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Wildermuth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wildermuth research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1450 is included under the topic Early Wildermuth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wildermuth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wildermuth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wildermuth 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:

Wildermuth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Wildermuth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Joh David Wildermuth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Maria Christina Wildermuth, who came from Northern Alsace to Pennsylvania in 1752

Wildermuth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharina Wildermuth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1817
  • Adam Wildermuth, who arrived at the port of Baltimore in 1834
  • David Wildermuth, who applied for Naturalization in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1847
  • David Wildermuth, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847
  • George Wildermuth, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wildermuth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wildermuth (post 1700)



  • Paul Wildermuth (b. 1862), American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 6th District (1899-1900)
  • Linda Rae Wildermuth (b. 1943), birth name of Linda Dano, an American actress, author and businesswoman
  • Hermann-Eberhard Wildermuth (1890-1952), German politician and highly decorated colonel in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, grandson of Ottilie Wildermuth
  • Jack David Wildermuth (b. 1993), Australian cricketer who plays first-class cricket for Queensland
  • Ottilie Wildermuth (1817-1877), née Rooschüz, a German writer, known for her children's books
  • Eberhard Hermann Wildermuth (1890-1952), German politician, member of the House of Representatives (Bundestag)
  • Adelheid Wildermuth (b. 1848), German writer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtuti maenia cevant
Motto Translation: Let walls yield to valour.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Wildermuth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wildermuth 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 29 June 2016 at 08:05.

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