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Re: Origin of Kesseler families? Poland, Germany, ??
Posted by: J. Richard Bock (ID *****5256) Date: April 09, 2007 at 18:24:27
In Reply to: Origin of Kesseler families? Poland, Germany, ?? by Marilyn vineyard of 1468

My own Kessler (or Kesseler) ancestors came from the Koblenz region on the Rhine River, but I have the impression that the surname crops up all over Germany. Although I am not certain, it could originate from an occupational term, having something to do with chains (chainmaker, maybe).


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