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The German state of Bavaria is the ancestral home of the Bosseck family. Bosseck is a local name. Bosseck is a name for someone who lived in Nuremberg, in the Bavarian part of Western Germany. The prestigious Bosseck family played an integral part in the social, economic and political development in the Nuremberg region. In medieval times, when land proprietorship and management were the sole source of wealth and power, the Bosseck family became members of the gentry. They possessed vast estates and enjoyed the splendors of the feudal court.

Early Origins of the Bosseck family


The surname Bosseck was first found in Nuremberg, where the name Bossecker emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century on, the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Early History of the Bosseck family

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Early History of the Bosseck family


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Bosseck Spelling Variations

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Bosseck Spelling Variations


Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Bosseck include Bossecker, Bosecker, Bossecher, Bossekker, Bosseker, Bosekker, Boseker, Bosseck, Bosaker, Bosacker, Bossaker, Bossicher, Boseckel, Boseckell, Boseckele, Bossechel, Bosecken, Bossecken, Bossekken and many more.

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Early Notables of the Bosseck family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Bosseck family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bosseck family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Bosseck family to the New World and Oceana


European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Bossecks to arrive in North America, and among them were:

Bosseck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herman M. Bosseck, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804
  • Herman Mich Bosseck, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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