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Poss Early Origins



The surname Poss was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Poss Spelling Variations


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Poss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Posada, Possada, Posadas, Posaders, Posas and others.

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Poss Early History


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Poss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poss research. Another 581 words (42 lines of text) covering the year 1629 is included under the topic Early Poss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Poss 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:

Poss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Joseph Poss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Poss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernhard Poss, aged 29, landed in New Orleans, La in 1843
  • John A Poss, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Anna Poss, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Catha. Poss, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1892

Poss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Heinrich Poss, aged 48, who settled in America from Alfeld, Germany, in 1913
  • Alexander Poss, aged 26, who emigrated to America, in 1918
  • Aubrsy Poss, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poss (post 1700)



  • Jacob Poss, American politician, Mayor of Rockville, Maryland, 1893-94
  • Bernard Joseph Poss, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1952-53 (acting, 1952-53)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Poss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poss 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 3 November 2015 at 09:23.

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