Early Origins of the Corseli family
The surname Corseli was first found in Syracuse a city of Sicily
, capital of the province of Sicily
. It was an important Greek colony in 734 B.C. Much of its early history deals with the many conflicts for control of the port. There are many remains of this civilization. Claudius Marcellus stormed Syracuse for the Romans
in 212. In 665 A.D Heraclius Constans fixed his capital there. It was destroyed by the Saracens in 878. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Corseli family
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Corseli Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Corso, Corsi, Corsellini, Corseli, Corsello and many more.
Early Notables of the Corseli family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Corseli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Usually arriving at Ellis Island
they settled in the eastern seaboard principally in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.