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Ghesel Early Origins



The surname Ghesel was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Ghisels became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Ghesel Spelling Variations


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Ghesel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ghisels, Ghistelles, Ghesel, Ghysel, Ghyselaer, Ghyselin, Ghysen and many more.

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Ghesel Early History


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Ghesel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ghesel research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1507 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Ghesel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ghesel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ghesel 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: Willem Gissel, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1735; Johannes Gissel, recorded in 1783; who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Ghesel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ghesel 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 14 August 2014 at 13:56.

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