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Kessingen Early Origins



The surname Kessingen was first found in Saxony, where the name Kessinger became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Kessingen Spelling Variations


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Kessingen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kessinger, Kissinger, Kesinger, Kisinger and many more.

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Kessingen Early History


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Kessingen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kessingen research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1 Ap and 1880 are included under the topic Early Kessingen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kessingen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kessingen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kessingen 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: Anthony Kessinger settled in Mississippi in 1844; Michael Kissinger settled in Lancaster Pennsylvania in 1717; another Michael Kissinger settled in Pennsylvania in 1764..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Kessingen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kessingen 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 29 January 2013 at 13:53.

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