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Berssen Early Origins



The surname Berssen was first found in Brunswick, where the name Barsen 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 family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

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Berssen Spelling Variations


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Berssen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barsen, Barssen, Barrsen, Barzen, Barsens, Barsenn, Barsan, Barssan, Barrsan, Barzan, Barsans, Barsann, Barser, Barsar, Barsere, Barsare, Barsel, Barsal, Barsele, Barsale, Barsell, Barsall, Barsle, Bersen, Bersan, Berssen, Berssan, Berrsen, Berzen, Bersens, Bersenn, Baersen, Baerssen, Baerrsen, Baerzen, Baersens and many more.

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Berssen Early History


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Berssen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berssen research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berssen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berssen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berssen Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Ane Baersen who arrived in New York City in 1837; Fredrick Bersel who arrived in New York City in 1848; Matthias Barzen settled in Philadelphia in 1858.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Berssen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berssen 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 13:44.

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