Bozone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Bozone belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in the town of Bosham, four miles from Chichester in Sussex.
Early Origins of the Bozone family
The surname Bozone was first found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Bozone family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bozone research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1379, 1500, 1594, 1639, 1743 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Bozone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bozone Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Bozone include Bosome, Bosom, Bossum, Bosham, Bosum, Bossom, Bossam, Bosam and many more.
Early Notables of the Bozone family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: John Bossam, ( fl. 1550), a prominent English painter, "mentioned by Nicholas Hilliard in a manuscript quioted by Vertue as 'that most rare English drawer of story works in black...
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Migration of the Bozone family
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Bozone were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Charles Bossom, who arrived in America in 1748.