, 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.
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of this family name include: Wessenberg, Wessenburg, Wessenberge, Wessenburge, Wessenbberg, Wessenbergg, Wesenburg, Wesenburge, Wessenbergs, Wessen, Wessenberger, Wessenbacher and many more.
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.