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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
  • Carl Wassenberg, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    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. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. 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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