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Gyssel Early Origins



The surname Gyssel was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Gyssel Early History


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Gyssel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gyssel research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gyssel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gyssel Spelling Variations


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Gyssel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gyssen, Ghiessen, Ghiesen, Gysens, Gysin, Geyss, Gessen and many more.

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Gyssel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gyssel 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: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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