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Messinger Early Origins



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.

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Messinger Spelling Variations


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Messinger Spelling Variations



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

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Messinger Early History


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Messinger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Messinger research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1296, 1405, 1482, and 1758 are included under the topic Early Messinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Messinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Messinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Messinger 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:

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

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

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

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

Messinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Messinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Messinger (post 1700)



  • 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
  • Rema Messinger (1968-2015), Israeli multiple award winning actress and voice actress
  • Adam "Messy" Messinger, Canadian Grammy Award winning songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Messinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Messinger 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 26 August 2015 at 09:27.

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