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Witchmann Early Origins



The surname Witchmann 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.

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Witchmann Spelling Variations


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Witchmann Spelling Variations



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

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Witchmann Early History


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Witchmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Witchmann research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1836, 1864, 1865, 1883, 1402 and 1402 are included under the topic Early Witchmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Witchmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Witchmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Witchmann 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...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Witchmann 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Wichman, who emigrated to Philadelphia in 1773; Christoph Wichmann, who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, on record in America in 1775.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    11. ...

    The Witchmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Witchmann 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 July 2013 at 09:37.

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