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Subject: Re: VanSelous
Author: Lepic   (guest)
Date: September 14, 2016 at 9:45:06 AM
Reply to: VanSelous by Judy Daniels
The name Vanselous/Van Selous can only be traced back to Asher Vanselous who was born in Kingwood, NJ around 1793 (see There is every indication that it is an Americanization of a Dutch name, especially since Kingwood is in Hunterdon County which is known to have been settled partially by Dutch immigrants (see Consequently, the most probable origin of Vanselous is Van Sluis 'from Sluis', a placename in Zeeland. Van Sluis is a common surname in Holland as you can see at

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