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Where did the French Bussie family come from? What is the French Bussie family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bussie family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bussie family history?The French name Bussie has a history dating as far back as the Middle Ages. This history is intrinsically entwined with that region known as Normandy, for it was derived from when the Bussie family lived in Normandy, at Bussy-Le-Grand.
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations of this name, Bussie some of which are Bussy, Bussie, Bussies, le Bussy, de Bussy, Bussi, Boussy, Boussie, Boussies, Boussi, de Boussi, Bousset, Boussey, de Boussey, Boucey, de Boucey, Bousser, Bussey, Busser, Bucy, Bushee and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bussie research. Another 300 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1174, 1180, 1228, 1370, 1549, 1579, 1618, 1670, 1693, 1794, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Bussie History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 40 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bussie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Bussie has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bussie were
Bussie Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Bussie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bussie 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.
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