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Kessling Early Origins



The surname Kessling was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Kessling Spelling Variations


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Kessling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kessel, Kessell, Kesell, Kesel, Kessle, van Kessel and many more.

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Kessling Early History


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Kessling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kessling research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1582, 1774, 1725, 1650, 1698, 1682, 1698, 1610, 1682, 1642 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Kessling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kessling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kessling Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kessling 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: John Kesel, who settled in Galveston, TX; Dietrich Kesselman, who came to New York in 1710; Mary Kesell, who arrived in Annapolis, MD in 1723; Christiani Margaret Kessell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kessling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kessling (post 1700)



  • Gilbert Kessling, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972, 1980
  • Bert Kessling, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Kessling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kessling 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 7 October 2015 at 10:15.

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