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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)



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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), née 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. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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