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Wohlers Early Origins



The surname Wohlers was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region and seated at Ratisbonne. 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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Wohlers Spelling Variations


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Wohlers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wohler, Wohlders, Wohlers, Woller, Wollers and others.

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Wohlers Early History


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Wohlers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wohlers research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wohlers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wohlers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wohlers Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wohlers 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:

Wohlers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Wohlers, aged 19, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1787 [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)

Wohlers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Beta Wohlers, who landed in North America in 1832-1849 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wohlers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wohlers (post 1700)



  • Paul D. Wohlers, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia (2011-2015)
  • Laurence D. Wohlers (b. 1955), American Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (2004-)
  • Mark Edward Wohlers (b. 1970), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1991 to 2002, the third fastest recorded pitcher in baseball history
  • Heinrich Wohlers (1912-1944), German Luftwaffe night fighter ace with 29 aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross; he crashed and was killed on 15 March 1944 due to engine failure
  • Johan Friedrich Heinrich Wohlers (1811-1885), German Lutheran missionary who worked for 41 years on the island of Ruapukes, New Zealand
  • Horst Wohlers (b. 1949), former German football player and manager
  • Eliza Wohlers (1812-1891), ne Hanham, English emigrant to New Zealand who married Johan Wohlers and joined him in his mission work

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. 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).
  4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zrich: 1894. Print.
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The Wohlers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wohlers 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.

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