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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)



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The Great Migration


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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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