Busset History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Busset family
The surname Busset was first found in Languedoc, where the family has been anciently seated from very early times.
By the 14th century the family had prospered and branched to Varennes in Lyonnais, as well as to Provence. Throughout the centuries the family became well established in the region of Languedoc and as a noble family of France, the members were confirmed with letters of patent and heraldic cap. They contributed largely to the political as well as the cultural scene.
Early History of the Busset family
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Busset Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brousset, Brouset, Brusset, Bruset, Brousse, Broussard, Brouse, Brousses, Brousser, Brouser, Brusser, Bruser, Brussé, Brusé, Broussé, Brous, Broussey, Brousey, Brussey, Brusey, Broussay, Brussay, Brousay, Brusay, Broussai, Brousai, Brussai, Brusai, Broussaie, Brussaie, Brousaie, Brusaie, de Brousset, de Brouset, de Brusset, de Bruset, de Brousse, Broussette, Brousette, Brosset, Brossette, Brussette and many more.
Early Notables of the Busset family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Sébastien de Brossard (1655-1730), a French music theorist, composer and collector. He was the author of the first musical dictionary, published under the title of 'Dictionnaire de musique contenant une explication des termes grecs et latins, italiens et français les plus usités dans la musique,'...
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Migration of the Busset family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catherine Bruser, aged 39, who settled in Charles Town in 1764; Heinrich Bruser settled in Philadelphia in 1773; Charles Bruser settled in Philadelphia in 1852..