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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, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1787

Wohlers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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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



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. 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.

    This page was last modified on 8 April 2016 at 07:24.

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