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Yeater Early Origins



The surname Yeater was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Yeater Spelling Variations


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Yeater Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jetzer, Jeter, Jater, Jeetze, Jatzer and others.

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Yeater Early History


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Yeater Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeater research. Another 214 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1817, 1823, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Yeater History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeater Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yeater Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yeater 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:

Yeater Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Yeater, aged 21, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeater (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeater (post 1700)



  • J. W. Yeater, American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 2nd District, 1889-92
  • Charles E. Yeater, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1928
  • Beatrice Yeater, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1937; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1940
  • Eric Yeater, American director, writer and producer, involved in more than 89 videos many seen on PBS
  • Charles Emmett Yeater (1861-1943), American acting Governor-General of the Philippines (1921)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Yeater Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yeater 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 15 December 2015 at 19:42.

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