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Bourassa Early Origins



The surname Bourassa was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France.

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Bourassa Spelling Variations


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Bourassa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bouras, Bourras, Bourasse, Bourassé, Bourrasse, Bourrassé, Labourrasse, Bourrasset, Bourragué, Bourrageas, Bourrachot, Bourrat, Bouret, Bourran, Bourassa, Bourrassa, Bourasseau and many more.

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Bourassa Early History


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Bourassa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bourassa research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1789, 1813, 1836, 1838, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Bourassa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bourassa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bourassa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Joseph, Marquis of Bourran, who was a man of politics. Lord of Marsac and of S. Hilaire, Baron of Lacour, lord of Bessones, he was born in Villeneuve-d'Agan in 1747. In 1789 he was elected by the nobility of Agen deputy into the rank of general...

Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bourassa 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:

Bourassa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • N. Arthur Bourassa, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1912
  • Nap Arthur Bourassa, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Vivienne Bourassa, aged 1, who emigrated to Newark, New Jersey in 1923

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Bourassa, who married in 1698 in St. Nicholas, Quebec

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Bourassa, married in 1721 in Laprairie
  • Catherine Bourassa, who married in Levis, Quebec in 1731

Bourassa Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Henry Bourassa, aged 25, who emigrated to Valleyfield, Canada, in 1906
  • Henri Bourassa, aged 39, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1908
  • Napuleon Bourassa, aged 84, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Addine Bourassa, aged 40, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourassa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bourassa (post 1700)



  • Ernest Bourassa, American politician, Mayor of Oconto, Wisconsin, 1950
  • C. Edward Bourassa, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1949-53
  • François Bourassa (b. 1959), jazz pianist from Quebec
  • Joseph Boutin Bourassa (1853-1943), Quebec politician and notary
  • Lucien Bourassa, local politician in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • Jocelyne Bourassa CM (b. 1947), former Canadian professional golfer on the LPGA Tour
  • François Bourassa (1813-1898), Quebec farmer and political figure
  • Robert Bourassa (1933-1996), Canadian political leader, three time Premier of Quebec
  • Henri Bourassa (1868-1952), Canadian political leader and publisher

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Bourassa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bourassa 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 29 January 2016 at 09:33.

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