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Gesellen Early Origins



The surname Gesellen was first found in Austria, where the name Geeslin 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. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Gesellen Spelling Variations


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Gesellen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Geeslin, Geisen, Geislern, Geyselin, Geselln, Gieslin, Gieselin, Geeslyn, Geselen, Geuslin and many more.

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Gesellen Early History


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Gesellen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gesellen research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1712 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Gesellen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gesellen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gesellen 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: Conrad Geysel, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754; Herman Geysel, who came to Pennsylvania in 1754; and Frederick Geislich, who was naturalized in Scott County, Iowa in 1859..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Gesellen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gesellen 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 8 October 2014 at 15:19.

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