Early Origins of the Buras family
The surname Buras was first found in Verona, a city in Venetia Italy capital of the province of Verona. This ancient city was the chief town of the Cenomani, a Gaulish tribe and became a Latin town in 89 B.C. It became part of Lombardy(568,) Frankish, Bartolmeo ruled and died in 1304. It is said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Buras family
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Early Notables of the Buras family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buras family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Marie Bure, who settled in Quebec in 1665; Lars Bure, who settled in Delaware in 1693; Peter Bure, who arrived in North America in 1783; Henry Bure, who came to Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1827.