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Vanessen Early Origins



The surname Vanessen was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Vanessen Spelling Variations


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Vanessen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Osen, Ossen, Oessen, von Oessen, Osson, Oesson, von Oesson and many more.

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Vanessen Early History


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Vanessen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanessen research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1770, 1640 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Vanessen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanessen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanessen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vanessen 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 or some of its variants were: Inger Osen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852; Burges Osen, who settled in Wisconsin in 1861; Morten Pedersen Osen, who came to Wisconsin in 1886; Hanna Osen, who came to Wisconsin in 1891.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanessen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanessen (post 1700)



  • Anna G. VanEssen, American politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County 6th District, 1926
  • Gerard van Essen, Actor
  • Melle van Essen, Cinematographer
  • Shira Van Essen, Actress
  • Jan van Essen (1854-1936), Dutch artist

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Vanessen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Vanessen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanessen 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 8 October 2015 at 11:20.

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