A short History of the Pheifer family from Friesland

We are all descendants of Matthis Pfeiffer (1599) from Aschersleben in Eastern Germany.

His great grandson Daniël Pfeiffer emigrated in 1732 to the province of Friesland in the Netherlands. Daniël Pfeiffer’s grandson Daniël Johannes, the forefather of all present day Pheifer’s, registered his name in 1812 as Pheiffer (even though he himself wrote his name as Peiffer). Later Pheiffer’s dropped another f.

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