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Glessner Early Origins



The surname Glessner was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Glessner Spelling Variations


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Glessner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glasau, Glaser, Glas, Glesau, Gleser, Glossauer, Gleissenaur, Klassau and many more.

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Glessner Early History


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Glessner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glessner research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1740 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Glessner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glessner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glessner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glessner 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 were:

Glessner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Glessner, who came to Maryland in 1833
  • William Glessner, who landed in Maryland in 1833
  • Ludwick Glessner, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glessner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glessner (post 1700)



  • Katherine Glessner (b. 1986), American rower
  • Thomas Glessner, President of the National Institute for Family Life Advocate (NIFLA)
  • John Jacob Glessner (1843-1936), partner in the firm of Warder, Bushnell & Glessner, a farm machinery manufacturer headquartered in Springfield, Ohio, but probably best known for his house in Chicago designe by architect Henry Hobson Richardson and is now a museum
  • John Y. Glessner, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864
  • John G. M. Glessner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1916, 1924; Candidate for New Hampshire State Senate 2nd District, 1916
  • Mrs. J. G. M. Glessner, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1924
  • A. S. Glessner, American politician, Village President of Coldwater, Michigan, 1857-58
  • German Glessner, Argentine Olympic skeleton racer who competed from 1996 to 2006

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Glessner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glessner 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 16 November 2015 at 11:29.

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