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Wisong Early Origins



The surname Wisong was first found in Germany, where the name Wisong made a great early contribution to the feudal society of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs, where it continued to play important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts as each group sought to enhance its power and status in an ever changing territorial profile. The earliest known record of the surname Wisong is of Hans Weysung, who was a pot maker in Ulm in 1505.

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Wisong Spelling Variations


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Wisong Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wysong, Wisong, Weisong, Wiesong, Weysong and others.

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Wisong Early History


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Wisong Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wisong research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wisong History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wisong Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wisong Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wisong Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wisong Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Wisong, who was naturalized in Fairfield County, Ohio in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisong (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisong (post 1700)



  • George R. Wisong, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Martinsburg, Virginia, 1861-63 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . 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, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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The Wisong Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wisong 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 17 November 2015 at 10:18.

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