Crysler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished and ancient surname Crysler means "maker of earthenware utensils, potter." It is likely that the progenitor of the name came from a family of potters.

Early Origins of the Crysler family

The surname Crysler was first found in Switzerland, where the young Crysler family was gaining a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It held a family seat in the canton of Friburg. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Crysler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crysler research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1700 and 1755 are included under the topic Early Crysler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crysler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kreisler, Krisler, Crysler, Chrysler, Creisler, Krysler and many more.

Early Notables of the Crysler family (pre 1700)

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Crysler migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crysler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Crysler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1755 [1]
Crysler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ralph M Crysler, who arrived in New York in 1839 [1]

Crysler migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crysler Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Lt. Adam Crysler U.E. (b. 1732) born in West Camp, Green County, New York, USA from Schoharie, New York, USA who settled in Niagara, Ontario c. 1781 he served in the Indian Department and Butler's Rangers Regiment, married to Anna Maria Hofer they had 4 children, was thought to be savage in his crimes, died in 1793 [2]
  • Esq. John Crysler, "Geronomus, Chronomous, Gerome, Chrysler" U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]
  • Mr. William Crysler U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]
  • Private Philip Crysler, "Chrysler" U.E. (b. 1741) born in Schoharie County, New York, USA from Schoharie, New York, USA who settled in Eastern District, Williamsburg, [South Dundas], Ontario, Upper Canada c. 1797 he enlisted in 1777 served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York married to Elizabeth Brown they had 8 children he died in 1805 [2]
  • Mr. Geronimous Crysler, "Geronomus, Chronomous, Gerome, Chrysler" U.E. (b. 1768) born in Schoharie County, New York, USA from Schoharie, New York, USA who settled in Eastern District, Williamsburg, [South Dundas], Ontario, Upper Canada c. 1797 he enlisted in 1777 as a Drummer Boy in Butler's Rangers, married to Anna Federle they had 7 children he died in 1859 in Stormont County, Ontario [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Crysler (post 1700)

  • W. C. Crysler, American politician, Mayor of Littleton, Colorado, 1908-10, 1924-26 [3]
  • Cornell Crysler (1829-1900), American Republican politician, Postmaster at Independence, Missouri, 1873-85; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884; Mayor of Independence, Missouri, 1890 [3]

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Citations

  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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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