Early Origins of the Gilbrecht family
The surname Gilbrecht was first found in Silesia
, where the name Geisler was anciently associated with a noble family of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into numerous houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Gilbrecht family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilbrecht research.Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1288 and 1432 are included under the topic Early Gilbrecht History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gilbrecht Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Geissler, Geisler, Geisle, Geissle, Geisse, Geise, Geysler, Geysle, Geislern, Geisslern, Geyslern, Geiseler and many more.
Early Notables of the Gilbrecht family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Gilbrecht were Hans Caspar von Geisler was chief administrator of Munich in the first half of the 17th century, whose descendants achieved prominent positions in... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gilbrecht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gilbrecht family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Georg Geissler, who came to Philadelphia in 1751; Johann Geissler came to New York State in 1710-11; Jacob Geissler came to Philadelphia in 1754.