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Basewitz Early Origins



The surname Basewitz 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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Basewitz Spelling Variations


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Basewitz Spelling Variations



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

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Basewitz Early History


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Basewitz Early History



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

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Basewitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Basewitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Basewitz 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Basewitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Basewitz 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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