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Vonkessle Early Origins



The surname Vonkessle was first found in Bavaria, 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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Vonkessle Spelling Variations


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Vonkessle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kessel, Kessell, Kesell, Kesel, Kessle, van Kessel and many more.

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Vonkessle Early History


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Vonkessle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vonkessle research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1582, 1774, 1725, 1650, 1698, 1682, 1698, 1610, 1682, 1642 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Vonkessle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vonkessle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vonkessle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vonkessle 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: 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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. 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).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Vonkessle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vonkessle 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 1 August 2013 at 14:46.

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