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Weissert Early Origins



The surname Weissert 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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Weissert Spelling Variations


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Weissert Spelling Variations



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

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Weissert Early History


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Weissert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weissert 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 Weissert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weissert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weissert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Weissert 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 Weissert 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:

Weissert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Georg Weissert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Joseph Weissert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jacob Weissert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763

Weissert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alex Weissert, who arrived in America in 1807
  • Otto Weissert, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissert (post 1700)



  • Charles A. Weissert (b. 1878), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Barry County, 1915-20

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Weissert Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Weissert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weissert 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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