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Felsen Early Origins



The surname Felsen 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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Felsen Spelling Variations


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Felsen 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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Felsen Early History


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Felsen Early History



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

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Felsen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Felsen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Felsen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Felsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Felsen 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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