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Kiessling History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Kiessling family


The surname Kiessling 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. The family name was anciently seated in Amsterdam.

Early History of the Kiessling family


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Kiessling Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kies, Kise, Kyse, Kize and others.

Early Notables of the Kiessling family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kiessling family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kiessling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Kiessling, who landed in Texas in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Chr Frd'ke Kiessling, who settled in New York, NY in 1857
  • Franz Kiessling, who settled in New York, NY in 1893
  • Felix Kiessling, who settled in America sometime between 1700 and 1899

Contemporary Notables of the name Kiessling (post 1700)


  • Laura L. Kiessling, American chemist, Steenbock Professor of Chemistry and Laurens Anderson Professor of Biochemistry, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ann A. Kiessling (b. 1942), American reproductive biologist, known for her work in human parthenogenic stem cell research at The Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation
  • Karen Kiessling, American politician, Mayor of Pullman, Washington, 1976-79 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry J. W. Kiessling, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albert Kiessling, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Bamberg, 1902-05 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Udo Kiessling (b. 1955), East German retired ice hockey player, bronze medalist at the 1976 Olympic Games
  • Karl Johann Kiessling (1839-1905), German physicist, mathematician, and botanist
  • Heinz Kiessling (1926-2003), German musician, conductor, composer and music producer
  • Adolf Kiessling (1837-1893), German philologist, a specialist in the field of Roman literature

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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