Löser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Löser family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Löser family

The surname Löser was first found in Saxony, 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. The oldest form of the name is Loeser or Lesar, which stems from Lazarus and the Hebrew names Eleazer and Elieser.

Today Lieser, Germany is a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Schloss Lieser (Castle of Lieser) in the Mosel valley is one of the most striking buildings within the village of Lieser, Germany. It was built on the site of a 1710-built church property in the 1800s for the family of the winery owner Eduard Puricelli. And Lieser is a small river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, a left tributary of the Moselle.

Important Dates for the Löser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Löser research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1745, 1325 and 1876 are included under the topic Early Löser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Löser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Leser, Lesser, Lesserer, Leserer, Leyser, Leyserer, Layserer, Layser, Loeser and many more.

Early Notables of the Löser family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Löser at this time were Matthia Loeser (15th century), who was not only provost of Klemberg and the Chancellor of Saxony, but was an important...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Löser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Löser migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Löser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Christian Loser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Johan Jacob Loser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • J George Friederich Loser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Anna Margaretha Loser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
  • Anna Margaretha Loser, who made her home in Pennsylvania in 1754
Löser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Angelica Loser, who arrived in New York from Bremen in 1861
  • Elisabeth Loser, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Emil Loser, aged 21, who immigrated to America, in 1894
  • Johann Loser, aged 75, who landed in America, in 1896
Löser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hugo G. Loser, aged 22, who landed in America from Copenhagen, in 1903
  • Jan Loser, aged 30, who settled in America from Rowno, Russia, in 1907
  • Henriette Loser, aged 42, who immigrated to the United States from Obersitzko, Germany, in 1907
  • Bernard Loser, aged 31, who immigrated to the United States from St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 1912
  • Clara Loser, aged 4, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Löser (post 1700)

  • Joseph Carlton Loser (1892-1984), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944, 1952, 1960; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1957-63 [2]

Historic Events for the Löser family

Bismarck
  • Wolfgang Löser (1920-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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