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The French name Busser has a history dating as far back as the Middle Ages. This history is intrinsically entwined with that region known as Normandy, for it was derived from when the Busser family lived in Normandy, at Bussy-Le-Grand.

Busser Early Origins



The surname Busser was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Busser Spelling Variations


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Busser Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Bussy, Bussie, Bussies, le Bussy, de Bussy, Bussi, Boussy, Boussie, Boussies, Boussi, de Boussi, Bousset, Boussey, de Boussey, Boucey, de Boucey, Bousser, Bussey, Busser, Bucy, Bushee and many more.

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Busser Early History


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Busser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Busser research. Another 509 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1180, 1174, 1228, 1370, 1670, 1549, 1579, 1618, 1693, 1794 and 1882 are included under the topic Early Busser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Busser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Busser Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Busser 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



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Busser has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Busser were

Busser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Busser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • Henrich Wilhelm Busser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773

Busser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Busser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1807
  • John Baptist Busser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Baptist Busser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Johan H Busser, aged 33, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Alois Busser, who landed in Texas in 1844
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Busser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Busser (post 1700)



  • William F. Busser, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, 1938-40
  • Ralph Cox Busser (b. 1875), American politician, U.S. Consul in Erfurt, 1909-13; Trieste, 1913-17, 1919-20; Bergen, 1917-19; Corunna, 1920-22; Plymouth, 1922-24; Cardiff, 1926-29; Leipzig, 1931-32

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    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Busser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Busser 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 12 January 2016 at 16:08.

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