The surname Esselen was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the
society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Esselen research.Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1745 and 1833 are included under the topic Early Esselen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Essen, Essendorf, Essendorffer, Essenius, Esser, Esserden, Essellen and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jas. Essen, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811; Anne Esser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848; Catharina Essen, who came to New York, NY in 1849; Nartin Huber Essen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849.