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Where did the German Pleesse family come from? What is the German Pleesse family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pleesse family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pleesse family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Plesse, Plesses, Plese, Pless, Ples, Plessez, Pleese, Pleesse, Pleess, Pleasse, Please and many more.
First found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Plesse is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pleesse research. Another 166 words(12 lines of text) covering the year 1811 is included under the topic Early Pleesse History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Pleesse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Plesse, who came to Philadelphia in 1752; Johan Hinrich Plesse, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754; John Pless, who came to Pennsylvania in 1765.
The Pleesse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pleesse 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.
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