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Where did the German Wassenberg family come from? What is the German Wassenberg family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wassenberg family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wassenberg family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wessenberg, Wessenburg, Wessenberge, Wessenburge, Wessenbberg, Wessenbergg, Wesenburg, Wesenburge, Wessenbergs, Wessen, Wessenberger, Wessenbacher and many more.
First found in Austria, where the name Wessenberg 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wassenberg research. Another 225 words(16 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Wassenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Wassenberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michael Wessenbacher, who emigrated from Southwest Germany to Pennsylvania in 1769 with his six children, Friedrich Wessenberger, who sailed to Victoria, British Columbia on the ship Mountain Wave in 1862.
The Wassenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wassenberg 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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