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Bezons Early Origins



The surname Bezons was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. One of the more interesting records found was that of Pierre Basile (died April 6, 1199), also named Bertran de Gurdun and John Sabroz, a French boy famous for shooting King Richard I of England with a crossbow at the siege of Châlus-Chabrol on March 25, 1199. Apparently, King Richard was not mortally wounded by Basile's bolt but the wound resulted in gangrene which lead to the king's demise. Before the king's death King Richard ordered that Basile suffer no punishment but after Basile was hanged for his actions.

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Bezons Spelling Variations


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Bezons Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Basile, Bassile, Bazille, Bazil, Basil, Bazell, Bazill, Baziret, Bazirais, Bazillon, Bazire, Basle, Bazilly, Bazillays, Bazillais, Bazoilles, Bazillac, Basillon, Bazon, Bezon, Bazonniere, de Basile and many more.

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Bezons Early History


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Bezons Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bezons research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1522, 1624, 1677, 1660, 1617 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Bezons History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bezons Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bezons Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bezons Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Rice Bazille who settled in Maryland in 1660; Francois Bazille who settled in Louisiana in 1720 at age 22; John Manwell Bazillon who arrived in Pennsylvannia in 1732 with his brother Peter.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bezons (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bezons (post 1700)



  • Claude Bazin de Bezons (1617-1684), French lawyer, politician

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Bezons Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bezons Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bezons 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 8 November 2012 at 14:34.

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