Early Origins of the Kesson family
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.
Early History of the Kesson family
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Kesson Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kassan, Kasan, Kassann, Kassane, Kassanes, Kassans, Kasans, Kasanes, Kaassan, Kaasanzi, Cassan, Gassan and many more.
Early Notables of the Kesson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kesson family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kesson (post 1700)
- Jessie Kesson (1916-1994), born Jessie Grant McDonald, a Scottish novelist, playwright and radio producer