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Gees Early Origins



The surname Gees was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Gees Spelling Variations


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Gees Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gaas, Gaes, Gaest, Gaesdon, Gas, Gascher, Gascon, Gascq, Gasele, Gäsler, Gasol, Gass, Gasse, Gasser, Gast, Gaste, Gastel and many more.

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Gees Early History


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Gees Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gees research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1535, 1623, 1777 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Gees History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gees Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gees Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gees 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 were:

Gees Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jurg Gees, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Georg Gees, who came to Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Georg Gees, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Jacob Philip Gees, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gees (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gees (post 1700)



  • Herman L. Gees, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920 (alternate), 1928; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1944

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Gees Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gees 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 19 October 2015 at 10:26.

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