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Basewitts Early Origins



The surname Basewitts was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name became noted for its many branches with 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. There was a Knight Bassewitz who lived near Rostock in the middle of the 14th century.

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Basewitts Spelling Variations


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Basewitts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bassewitz, Basewitz, Bassewittz, Basewitz, Bassewitts, Basewitts, Bassewitze and many more.

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Basewitts Early History


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Basewitts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Basewitts research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1810 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Basewitts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Basewitts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Basewitts Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Basewitts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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: Joachim Hieron Von Bassewitz, who came to North America in 1775.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Basewitts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Basewitts 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.

    This page was last modified on 31 January 2014 at 13:52.

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