Fesler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Fesler family
The surname Fesler 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth, and held great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Fesler family
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Fesler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Visser, Vissers, Vissere, Vesser, Vessler, Vasser, Vasseur, Fiser and many more.
Early Notables of the Fesler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fesler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fesler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Felix Fesler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1740
- Johann Jacob Fesler, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1766
Contemporary Notables of the name Fesler (post 1700)
- John H. Fesler, American politician, U.S. Consul in Amoy, 1902-05 CITATION[CLOSE]
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Fesler Family Crest Products
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