, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal 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. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Kesel, who settled in Galveston, TX; Dietrich Kesselman, who came to New York in 1710; Mary Kesell, who arrived in Annapolis, MD in 1723; Christiani Margaret Kessell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.