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Where did the Dutch Aerssen family come from? What is the Dutch Aerssen family crest and coat of arms? When did the Aerssen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Aerssen family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Aerssen, Aerssene, Aerssenes, Aersen, Aersens, Aeerssen, Aerssenn, Aerssenne, Aerssenns, Aersseen, Arson, Arsen, van Aerssen and many more.
First found in Holland, where the name 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. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname 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 Aerssen research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1822, 1508 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Aerssen History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aerssen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jan Aersen, who came to New York, NY in 1647; Reynier Aersen, who arrived in New York, NY in between 1653 and 1675; Jno Arson, who arrived in Virginia in 1669.
The Aerssen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aerssen 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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