Keser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The roots of the distinguished German surname Keser lie in the former duchy of Swabia. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "kaeser," denoting a person who made and sold cheese.
Early Origins of the Keser family
The surname Keser was first found in Swabia, where it is believed to have first emerged, initially borne by dairy farmers and cheesemongers. The earliest documented instance of the name has been traced to this region, where Arnold Chesere was recorded to have lived in 1246. The young Keser family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Swabian society.
Important Dates for the Keser family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keser research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1370, 1727, 1781, 1804, 1816, 1841, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Keser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Keser Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kaser, Kase, Käs, Käser, Keser, Keese, Keeser, Kaas, Kälein, Käsgen, Kese, Kees and many more.
Early Notables of the Keser family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Keser family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barbara Kaser, who was contracted out as a servant in Philadelphia in 1817; Louis Kaser, who applied for naturalization in Missouri in 1840; Jacob Keese, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Keser (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Keser family
- Mr. Harry J. Keser, American 1st Class Passenger from Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking and was recovered 
- Mrs. Mary Bringhurst Keser, American 1st Class Passenger from Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking and was recovered 
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