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Bassewittz Early Origins



The surname Bassewittz 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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Bassewittz Spelling Variations


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Bassewittz Spelling Variations



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

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Bassewittz Early History


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Bassewittz Early History



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

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Bassewittz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bassewittz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bassewittz 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. 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. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Bassewittz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bassewittz 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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