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The surname Gossmann was first found in Austria, where the name Gussmann came from humble beginnings in early times but later gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the area's medieval society. Eventually the family achieved prominence by forming a number of branches and acquiring distant estates, thereby elevating their social status.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gutzmann, Gutzmar, Gutzmer, Gussman, Gusmann, Guzmann, Guzman, Gusman, Gussman, Guessmann, Gossmann, Goessmann, Guessman, Gosman, Goesman, Guetzmann, Gotzmann, Goetzmann, Guetzman, Gotzman, Goetzman and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gossmann research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1788 is included under the topic Early Gossmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gossmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dieterich E Gossmann, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • William Gossmann, who came to St. Clair, Illinois in 1876
  • William Gossmann, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1876
  • Louis Gossmann, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1880
  • Samuel Gossmann, who arrived in St Clair County, Ilk in 1882
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    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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