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The roots of the distinguished surname Jesskes lie in the East German region of Saxony. The name is a Slavic-German short form of the personal name Johannes, and means "son of Jesskes."

Jesskes Early Origins



The surname Jesskes was first found in East Germany, particularly Saxony and Silesia, where the diminutive "Jesskes" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jesskes was first used as a surname in this region.

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Jesskes Spelling Variations


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Jesskes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jeschke, Jeske, Jesske, Jesskes, Jesko, Jescho, Jess, Jesse, Jesek, Jaschke, Jesche, Jäsche, Jaschek, Jasche and many more.

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Jesskes Early History


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Jesskes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jesskes research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1761, 1828 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Jesskes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jesskes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jesskes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jesskes 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 or some of its variants were: Juliana Jaschke, who settled in Georgia in 1736; Jakob Jeske, a Hessian mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Rudolph Jaschke, who immigrated to Galveston, Texas in 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Jesskes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jesskes 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 30 January 2013 at 09:58.

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