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Gessler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Gessler family


The surname Gessler was first found in Switzerland, where the family came from the estate of Grueningen in the canton of Zurich, and 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.

Early History of the Gessler family


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Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1745, 1673, 1740 and 1307 are included under the topic Early Gessler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gessler Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gessler, Gesler, Gesseler, Giselherr, Geseller and others.

Early Notables of the Gessler family (pre 1700)


Notables of the time with the surname Gessler were Georg Gsell (1673-1740), Swiss Baroque painter, art consultant and art dealer; and Governor Hermann Gessler, the Imperial Vogt who...
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Migration of the Gessler family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gessler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Gessler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Gessler, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Gessler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton Gessler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1844
  • J A Gessler, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Berhard Gessler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856

Gessler Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Gessler, who arrived in Canada in 1783

Contemporary Notables of the name Gessler (post 1700)


  • Scott Gessler (b. 1965), American lawyer and Secretary of State of the U.S. State of Colorado
  • Doc Gessler (1880-1924), American baseball player
  • Susan Gessler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Otto Gessler (b. 1875), German Minister of Defense from 1920-28, who reorganized the German Army in the post-war period

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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