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Wassenberg Early Origins



The surname Wassenberg was first found in Austria, where the name Wessenberg became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Wassenberg Spelling Variations


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Wassenberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wessenberg, Wessenburg, Wessenberge, Wessenburge, Wessenbberg, Wessenbergg, Wesenburg, Wesenburge, Wessenbergs, Wessen, Wessenberger, Wessenbacher and many more.

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Wassenberg Early History


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Wassenberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wassenberg research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Wassenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wassenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wassenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wassenberg 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: Michael Wessenbacher, who emigrated from Southwest Germany to Pennsylvania in 1769 with his six children, Friedrich Wessenberger, who sailed to Victoria, British Columbia on the ship Mountain Wave in 1862.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wassenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wassenberg (post 1700)



  • Shirley Wassenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carl Wassenberg, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Wassenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wassenberg 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 10:56.

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