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Re: MEISZNER - Does anyone know the origin of this last name?
Posted by: Patricia Date: May 11, 1999 at 20:26:07
In Reply to: Re: MEISZNER - Does anyone know the origin of this last name? by Peter D. Meiszner of 159

We have our Messner family back to Alsace Loraine and then back to Bavaria in the 1500's The name has been spelled as follows
Mesner,Meisner,Meiszner,Moesner,Moeszner,and
Moezner.As far as we can see it originated in Bavaria.In Alsace our family are mixed into French,some speak French and some only German. Our Peter came over in 1850. Fought in the civil war and farmed in Indiana.

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