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Kesson Early Origins



The surname Kesson was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Kesson Spelling Variations


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Kesson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kassan, Kasan, Kassann, Kassane, Kassanes, Kassans, Kasans, Kasanes, Kaassan, Kaasanzi, Cassan, Gassan and many more.

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Kesson Early History


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Kesson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kesson research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Kesson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kesson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kesson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Catharina Kass, who settled in New York in 1710; Michael Casan, who came to Maryland in 1774; Charley Kasson, who came to Indiana in 1850; William Cassan, who came to St. John, N.B. in 1853.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesson (post 1700)



  • Jessie Kesson (1916-1994), born Jessie Grant McDonald, a Scottish novelist, playwright and radio producer

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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