Surnames Common of Early Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

 

This list is a collaboration of input from those contributing in response to a Facebook post in June 2019. If you have additional names to add, please let us know. There are currently 467 surnames in our collection. When you think of early Cape County, what surname comes to mind?

 

Abernathy
Adams
Albert
Alexander 
Allen
Altenthal 
Amelunke
Anderson
Andrews
Astholz 
Austin
Baker 
Ballou
Barks 
Bartles
Bast 
Baümer/Baumer
Bean 
Bender 
Bennett 
Bergmann
Bertrand
Best
Betten 
Biri
Blattner 
Blaylock/Blalock
Bock
Bodenschatz
Bohnsack
Bolin
Bollinger
Bowers 
Bowman 
Brennecke
Brooks 
Brown
Bruihl-Brill
Brunke 
Bryan
Buehrmann 
Bull
Burford 
Burrough 
Burton 
Byrd
Byrne 
Caldwell 
Campbell 
Canterbury
Cargle
Carroll 
Chenoweth
Clingingsmith
Clippard 
Clodfelter
Clubb
Cobb
Cobble 
Coerver 
Collins 
Colyer 
Conley
Conrad
Cotner
Cousin
Cox
Cracraft
Crader
Craft 
Crafton
Cramer 
Criddle
Crites/Crytes
Crump
Cullison
Dalton
Daniel
Daues
Daugherty/Dougherty
Davault
Davenport/Devenport
Davidson 
Davis 
Deck 
Deevers
DeLap
Dempsey 
Denton
Devenport
Devore 
Dewrock
Diebold
Doggett
Dolle
Drum 
Dubs
Duringer/Dueringer
Eaker
Eakins
East
Eggimann 
Emde
Engelman 
Englehart 
English 
Ervin
Essner
Estes
Farrar
Fenimore 
Fitzimmons
Flowers
Foeste
Ford 
Fornkahl/Vornkahl
Frank 
Frederick
Freeman
Freese
Fulbright
Fulenwider 
Geiser 
Gibler
Giboney 
Gill
Girardot
Glenn 
Gohn
Goodson 
Graves 
Grebe
Green 
Gregory
Greten
Großheider/Grossheider
Grotrian
Haas
Hager 
Häger/Hager
Hahs
Hahs
Hampton
Harenberg 
Harmon
Harris 
Harrison
Hartle
Hartle 
Harvey
Hatcher
Haupt 
Hawkins
Hedricks
Heise 
Held 
Helderman
Helmig 
Hempstead 
Henderson 
Hengst
Henley
Hensley 
Heuer 
Heuschober
Hines
Hinke/Hink
Hinkle
Hinni
Hinton 
Hirsch 
Hitt 
Hobbs 
Hodge
Hoffman 
Hope 
Hopfer
Hopkins
Hopper
Horn
Horn 
Horrell 
Houck 
Howard
Huckstep
Huffman
Hughey
Ische
Jeffers
Jenkins 
Joerns
Johnson 
Jones
Jones
Joyce 
Juden 
Kage 
Kassel
Keeling 
Keller 
Keller 
Kemp
Kerstner 
Kester
Kies 
Kinder 
King
Kipping 
Klasing
Klaus
Klostermann 
Knaus
Kneibert
Knott
Knox 
Koehler
Koester
Kraft
Kramer/Kraemer 
Krause
Kurre 
Kutscher
Lang 
Lange
Laudon
Lehner 
Leine
LeMay
Leming
Lewis 
Lilly 
Limbaugh 
Lincecum
Link 
Litzelfelner 
Lohkamp 
Loos
Lorimier
Lowes/Lobes
Ludwig 
Luetje
Mabrey
Maevers
Martens
Martin
Mason
Massey
Masters
Masterson 
Matteson 
Matthews
Mayfield
Mayr/Meyr/Maier
McAnally 
McAtee
McBryde 
McClain
McClard/McClard/McLaird
McFerron
McGhee 
McGuire
McKenna 
McLain/McLane
McLard
McLeary 
McNeely 
Medley 
Meier/Meyer 
Meister 
Meyer 
Meystedt
Miller 
Mills
Minton 
Moore
Morton 
Mueller 
Naeter
Nagel/Nagle
Neely
Nelson
Newcum
Newman
Nichols 
Niswonger
Noland
Norton 
Nunn
Oberheide
Ochs
O'Guin
Oldham
Oliver 
Paar 
Pace 
Painter 
Pape
Parks
Patterson
Peetz
Peironnet 
Penny 
Penrod
Pensel
Penturf
Peterman 
Pettigrew
Philipps/Phillips 
Pierronnet
Pilz
Pitts
Poe 
Pohlman(n)
Pott 
Powell 
Probst 
Proctor
Proffer 
Pruente 
Quaas
Quade
Rafferey
Randol
Randol/Randall
Ranney 
Reck 
Renfroe 
Reutzel 
Revelle
Rhodes
Rhyne
Richards
Rickard
Rider 
Riemann
Ristig
Robb R
Roberts 
Robison/Robinson
Rodney
Roehl 
Rogers
Rose
Rubel
Rudisaele
Ruebel/Rubel/Ruble
Rueseler
Ruff 
Runnels 
Ruppel
Russell
Russkamp 
Rutledge
Sachse 
Sadler 
Sams
Samuel(s)
Sander 
Sanford 
Sawyer 
Schaefer 
Schafer
Scharenborg
Schattauer 
Schenimann 
Schlegel
Schlue
Schlueter
Schmidt
Schmuke
Schneider 
Schnoff
Schoen 
Schoenborn
Scholz
Schrader
Schulz S
Schwab 
Schweiger
Seabaugh
Sebastian 
Seibert 
Sewing 
Seyer
Shepard/Sheppard
Sheppard
Shivelbein
Sides
Siemers 
Simpson
Slinkard
Sloan
Smith 
Snider 
Spears
Spinks/Spink
Spradling 
St. Avit 
Stathem 
Statler 
Stearns 
Stevenson
Stewart 
Stiemel
Stiff
Stout
Stratman 
Stroder 
Strong 
Sturdivant 
Tacke 
Talley 
Tant 
Taylor 
Terry
Thacker
Thompson 
Tiedemann 
Tooke 
Torrence 
Travis 
Trickey
Trotter
Tuschhoff
Ueleke 
Ulrich 
Umbeck
Upchurch
VanAmburgh 
Vandivort
Vangilder/VanGelder
Varner
Vasterling
Vogel
Voges
Walker 
Wallace
Waller 
Watkins
Watts
Wehrli 
Weiss 
Welch 
Welker
Welty 
Werner
Weßel/Wessel
Wheeler 
Whitledge 
Whitmore 
Whitney
Whittake
Wicker
Wilhelm 
Williams 
Williford
Wills 
Wilson 
Windeknecht
Winder
Winkler 
Withers
Wolfe/Woolf
Woods 
Woody
Yancey
Young

 

 

 


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