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Bours Early Origins



The surname Bours was first found in Périgord,

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Bours Spelling Variations


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Bours Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bourret, Bourre, Bourré, Bourrier, Bourrette and many more.

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Bours Early History


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Bours Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bours research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1425, 1461, 1478, 1485, 1824, 1827, 1839, and 1857 are included under the topic Early Bours History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bours Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bours Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name at this time was Joseph-Christian-Ernest Bourret, cardinal and bishop of Rodez. Born in Labro in 1827, he became conference chief at the School of Carmes, where he taught the future president of the council, Emile Combes. In 1857 he received his...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bours 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:

Bours Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B Bours, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bours (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bours (post 1700)



  • Peter Bours (1706-1761), American politician, Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1744-46, 1757-59

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bours Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bours 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 09:36.

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