Keiser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Keiser family

The surname Keiser was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Keiser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keiser research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1775, 1715, 1710, 1226, 1595, 1676, 1674, 1739, 1814 and 1874 are included under the topic Early Keiser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Keiser Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Keiser include Kaiser, Kaisser, Kaizer, Kayser, Kaysser, Kayzer, Keiser, Keyser, Keisser, Keizer, Kaisling, Kaissling, Keyserling and many more.

Early Notables of the Keiser family (pre 1700)

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Keiser migration to the United States

Austria was made a republic after the First World War. The Austro-Hungarian Empire was broken up by the Treaty of Versailles and many of its people found themselves in the new nation of Czechoslovakia. Many other Austrians and expatriate Austrians made their way to North America in the 20th century. Most landed in Philadelphia, later continuing on to the states of Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Some Austrian settlers also went to western Canada and Ontario. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Keiser or a variant listed above:

Keiser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Keiser, who arrived in Carolina in 1734 [1]
  • Johannes Keiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
  • Rodolff Keiser, who arrived in Carolina in 1734 [1]
  • Verena Keiser, who landed in Carolina in 1734 [1]
  • Leonhart Keiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Keiser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hertz Keiser, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1835 [1]
  • E Keiser, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • John Keiser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]
  • Charlotte Keiser, aged 16, who landed in New York, NY in 1860 [1]
  • George Keiser, who arrived in Ohio in 1865 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Keiser migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Keiser Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John F. Keiser, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1849 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Keiser (post 1700)

  • Major-General Laurence Bollon Keiser (1896-1969), American Director of Ground, American Advisory Group to China (1946-1948) [3]
  • William H. Keiser, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928 [4]
  • Vernon R. Keiser, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 19th Circuit, 1957 [4]
  • Robert L. Keiser, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Sao Paulo, 1916-17; U.S. Consul in Colombo, 1920-21; Tegucigalpa, 1922 [4]
  • Peter Keiser (1805-1890), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1847-48, 1867 [4]
  • Levi Keiser, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924 [4]
  • Katherine H. Keiser, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 [4]
  • Jacob Keiser, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888 [4]
  • Jacob Keiser (b. 1838), American politician, Member of Indiana State Senate, 1881-83 [4]
  • Hugh V. Keiser, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1940 [4]
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "MADAWASKA" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Madawaska.htm
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Laurence Keiser. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Keiser/Laurence_Bollon/USA.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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