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Beseler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Beseler family


The surname Beseler 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 Beseler family


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Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1561, 1629, 1680, 1745 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Beseler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Beseler Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Baseler, Beseller, Besseller, Baseller, Beseler and many more.

Early Notables of the Beseler family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the name Beseler 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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Migration of the Beseler family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Beseler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Beseler who was recorded as having arrived in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1873
  • John Beseler, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Beseler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lydia Beseler, who arrived in Chile in 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Beseler Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Charles Beseler, aged 39, a shoemaker, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Pauline" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PAULINE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Pauline.htm

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PAULINE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Pauline.htm

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