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Early Origins of the Doesen family

The surname Doesen was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Gelderland, (Guelders) an ancient province surrounding the town of Gelder. To the south of Friesland this province was originally in two parts north and south of the Rhine. In addition, the province is sub-divided into four towns, or quarters, Nijmegan, Arnhem, Zutphen and Roermond, each having unique rights and customs. Apeldoorn is a city of note. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Doesen family

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Doesen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Doesen, Doesinck, Deusen, Deussensseer, Deuster, Dossen and many more.

Early Notables of the Doesen family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Doesen family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anton Doesenberg, who was on record in Sawnytown in 1778; and B. H. Doesens, who arrived in America in 1869.

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