Kyse History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Kyse family
The surname Kyse 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 Kyse family
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Early Notables of the Kyse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kyse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Felix Kiessling, who settled in America sometime between 1700 and 1899; Joseph Kise, who arrived in Louisiana in 1721; Friederich Kiester, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737.
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