Baseler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Baseler family
The surname Baseler was first found in Pomerania, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. Although literally the name means "one from Basel," a prominent Swiss city, the most ancient and prominent branches arose exclusively in the north. In certain regions of northern Germany, the word "beseler" referred to a dagger. Chronicles first Hans Beseler of the prominent Pomeranian city Greifswald around 1330. By 1382, a P. Beseler was recorded in Frankfurt, Hessen.
Early History of the Baseler family
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Baseler Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Baseler, Beseller, Besseller, Baseller, Beseler and many more.
Early Notables of the Baseler family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Baseler at this time were Basilius Besler (1561-1629), Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis; Johann Ernst Elias Bessler (1680-1745), a German entrepreneur who demonstrated...
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Baseler migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Baseler Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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