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Gamsen Early Origins



The surname Gamsen was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Gamsen Spelling Variations


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Gamsen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gambser, Gamser, Gamsen, Gambsenberg, Gamsendorf, Gomser, Gomzee and many more.

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Gamsen Early History


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Gamsen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gamsen research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gamsen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gamsen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gamsen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gamsen 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: Johannes Gamber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732; Maria Barbara Gamber, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749; Johann Wilhelm Gamber, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Gamsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gamsen 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 28 March 2014 at 09:17.

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