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Meiser Early Origins



The surname Meiser was first found in Austria, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

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Meiser Spelling Variations


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Meiser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meisel, Misel, Meissel, Meissl, Meisl, Misl, Maisel, Meysel, Maysel, Maysl, Meysl, Meyssel and many more.

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Meiser Early History


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Meiser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meiser research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1775, 1807, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Meiser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meiser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meiser Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Meiser were Ernst Adolph von Meissel, who served as Lord Chamberlain to the Queen of Sweden. Karl Meisl (1775-1853) was a Viennese playwrite with...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meiser 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 were:

Meiser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Michael Meiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Conrad Meiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Georg Meiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1757

Meiser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Meiser, aged 45, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Heinrich Meiser, aged 42, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Gustav Meiser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • John Meiser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • Johan Meiser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meiser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meiser (post 1700)



  • Pat Meiser, American college women's basketball coach, former head coach of Penn State
  • William E. Meiser, American politician, Mayor of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1935-37

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    11. ...

    The Meiser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meiser 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 14 January 2016 at 09:46.

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