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Weisse Early Origins



The surname Weisse was first found in Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Weisse Spelling Variations


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Weisse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weiss, Weisse, Weisser (Silesia) and many more.

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Weisse Early History


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Weisse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weisse research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1611, 1686, 1706, 1750, 1836, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Weisse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weisse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weisse Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Weisse at this time were Johann Christian Weiss of Langensalza, who was ennobled in 1836 by the Duke of Saxon-Meining for his...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weisse 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 were:

Weisse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Weisse, who landed in America in 1783

Weisse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gustave Francisque Weisse, who arrived in New York, NY in 1828
  • Johanna Weisse, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • G F Weisse, aged 45, landed in New York, NY in 1851
  • Louis Weisse, who landed in Arkansas in 1888

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weisse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weisse (post 1700)



  • Charles Herman Weisse (1866-1919), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1903-11; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1904, 1916

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. 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).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Weisse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weisse 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 25 January 2016 at 14:32.

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