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Wisseman Early Origins



The surname Wisseman was first found in Bavaria, where the family name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Wisseman Spelling Variations


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Wisseman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weisemantel, Weismann, Weisman, Weissmann, Weissman, Wesemann, Weseman, van Wesemael, Weissmantel, Weissemantel, Weismantel, Wiseman, Wisemann, Weissman and many more.

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Wisseman Early History


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Wisseman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wisseman research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1615 is included under the topic Early Wisseman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wisseman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wisseman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wisseman 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:

Wisseman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Herman Wisseman, aged 17, who landed in America from Bucarest, in 1902
  • Andrew Wisseman, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Fritz Wisseman, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Mrs. Andrew Wisseman, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1906
  • John Wisseman, aged 51, who settled in America, in 1911

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisseman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisseman (post 1700)



  • Sarah Wisseman, American archeologist with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and novelist

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Wisseman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Wisseman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wisseman 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 21 November 2012 at 11:00.

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