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Gosser Early Origins



The surname Gosser was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Gosser Spelling Variations


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Gosser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gosen, Göser, Goses, Gossen, Gossens, Gossel, Gosser, Gosset, Kossen and many more.

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Gosser Early History


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Gosser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gosser research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1861 are included under the topic Early Gosser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gosser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gosser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gosser 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:

Gosser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Gosser, aged 16, who arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Friesland" from Antwerp, Belgium [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6RR-KZX : 6 December 2014), Carl Gosser, 13 Dec 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Friesland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Christine Gosser, aged 13, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Saale" from Bremen, Germany [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YN-B65 : 6 December 2014), Christine Gosser, 28 Nov 1893; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Saale, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Gosser, aged 50, who arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "City of Rome" from Greenock & Moville [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7N-W2C : 6 December 2014), John Gosser, 05 Oct 1896; citing departure port Greenock & Moville, arrival port New York, ship name City of Rome, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Gosser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • G. A. Gosser, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Finland" from Antwerp via Southampton [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DF-CPY : 6 December 2014), G. A. Gosser, 18 Jul 1920; citing departure port Antwerp via Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Finland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gosser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gosser (post 1700)



  • Marvel G. Gosser, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Schuyler County; Elected 1964
  • George W. Gosser, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1921-30

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6RR-KZX : 6 December 2014), Carl Gosser, 13 Dec 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Friesland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YN-B65 : 6 December 2014), Christine Gosser, 28 Nov 1893; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Saale, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7N-W2C : 6 December 2014), John Gosser, 05 Oct 1896; citing departure port Greenock & Moville, arrival port New York, ship name City of Rome, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DF-CPY : 6 December 2014), G. A. Gosser, 18 Jul 1920; citing departure port Antwerp via Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Finland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Gosser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gosser 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 1 February 2017 at 08:37.

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