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Gessten Early Origins



The surname Gessten 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname 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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Gessten Early History


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Gessten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gessten research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1701 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Gessten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gessten Spelling Variations


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Gessten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gasten, Gastem, Gastheim, Gesten, Geston, Gestones, Gostyn and many more.

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Gessten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gessten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gessten 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: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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