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Besancon Early Origins



The surname Besancon was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire département, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family held a family seat from very early times.

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Besancon Spelling Variations


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Besancon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Besset, Bessez, Besser, Bessey, Bessé, Bessée, Bezet, Bezez, Bezer, Bezé, Bezée, Bessait, Bessais, Bessaie, Bessaies, Bezait, Bezais, Bezaie, Bezaies, Du Besset, Du Bessez, Du Besser, Du Bessé, Du Bezet, Du Bezez, Du Bezer, Du Bezé, Du Bessait, Du Bessais, Du Bessaie, Du Bessaies, Du Bezait, Du Bezais, Du Bezaie, Du Bezaies, De Besseto, Bessette and many more.

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Besancon Early History


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Besancon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Besancon research. Another 577 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1470, 1520, 1549, 1609, 1690, 1657, 1746, 1759, 1600, 1612, 1673, 1639, 1645, 1715 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Besancon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Besancon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Besancon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Quelques membres notables appartenaient à cette famille. Parmi eux, on trouve Claude Du Besset, Lord of Besset during the 1600's; François Byssot de la Rivière (1612-1673), French settler to New France before 1639, he...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Besancon 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:

Besancon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank Besancon, who landed in Arkansas in 1879
  • Alfred Besancon, who arrived in Mississippi in 1890
  • Anna Besancon, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1895
  • Alexandre Besancon, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1896

Besancon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Octave Besancon, aged 47, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1905
  • Emile Besancon, aged 34, who landed in America from Bavilliers, in 1906
  • Xavier Besancon, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Chalonvillars, France, in 1908
  • Eugenie Besancon, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Georges Besancon, aged 21, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Besancon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Besancon 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 28 April 2014 at 21:08.

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