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Early Origins of the Messinger family


The surname Messinger was first found in Gloucestershire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Messinger family


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Messinger Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Messenger, Messinger, Messager, Messynger, Messengere and many more.

Early Notables of the Messinger family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Messinger family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Messinger, who landed in Maryland in 1663 [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)
  • Henry Messinger, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1665 [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)

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Messinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [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)
  • Conrad Messinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [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)

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Messinger, who arrived in Maryland in 1829 [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)
  • Karl Messinger, who arrived in America in 1846 [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)
  • Jacob Messinger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [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)
  • Charles Messinger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Messinger (post 1700)


  • Ruth W. Messinger (b. 1940), American Democrat politician, Member, New York City Council, 1978-89; Borough President of Manhattan, New York, 1990-97; Candidate for Mayor of New York City, New York, 1997
  • Marjorie Messinger, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956
  • John M. Messinger, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Madison County, 1830
  • John Messinger (1771-1846), American politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention from St. Clair County, 1818
  • Henry C. Messinger (b. 1915), American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 16th District, 1971-82
  • Charles Messinger, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1920, 1928; Candidate for New York State Senate 45th District, 1922, 1934; Candidate for New York State Assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1935
  • Alida Ferry Rockefeller Messinger (b. 1948), American philanthropist, youngest daughter of John Davison Rockefeller III
  • Henry Messinger (1915-1991), American politician, Democratic Leader of the Pennsylvania Senate (1977-1978)
  • Gertrude Emma "Gertie" Messinger (1911-1995), American actress
  • Ruth Wyler Messinger (b. 1940), American politician, 24th Borough President of Manhattan (1990-1997), Democratic Nominee for Mayor of New York in 1997
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)

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