Schott records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Schott family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Schott surname or get a copy of the Schott family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Schott Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Schott Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Schott family tree.

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Miscellaneous Schott Databases

Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Schott family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Schott

Wikipedia Margaret Unnewehr Schott (August 18, 1928 ? March 2, 2004) was the former managing general partner, president and CEO of the National League's Cincinnati Reds franchise from 1984 to 1999.
Wikipedia Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (January 7, 1794 - March 5, 1865) was an Austrian botanist well-known for his extensive work on the aroids (Family Araceae).
Wikipedia Stephen Schott (born 1939) is a real estate developer and businessman from California, best known for his ten-year co-ownership of the Oakland Athletics.
Wikipedia Friedrich Otto Schott (born 17 December 1851 in Witten; died 27 August 1935 in Jena) was a German chemist, glass technologist, and the inventor of borosilicate glass.
Wikipedia Penelope Scambly Schott is a feminist poet and former professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College and Rutgers University.
Wikipedia Arthur Eugene Schott (July 14, 1913, in Batavia, Ohio ? November 16, 1992) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher from -, primarily for the Cincinnati Reds.
Wikipedia George Adolphus Schott (also referenced as George Augustus Schott) (1868 ? 15 July 1937) was a British mathematician.
Wikipedia Charles Anthony Schott (* August 7, 1826 in Mannheim; ? July 31, 1901 in Washington, D.