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Felsels Early Origins



The surname Felsels was first found in Bavaria, where the name Fels 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. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Felsels Spelling Variations


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Felsels Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fels, Felsach, Felsberg, Felsels, Felss, Feltz, Feltzman, Felsner, Felsen, Felser, Felsmann, Feltsner and many more.

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Felsels Early History


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Felsels Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Felsels research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1757, 1767 and 1868 are included under the topic Early Felsels History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Felsels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Felsels Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Georg Felser, who settled in Georgia in 1733-1783; Geo. Felser, who arrived in Georgia in 1734; George Felser, who settled in Georgia in 1734; Christian Fels, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1777.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Felsels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Felsels Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 February 2014 at 13:24.

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