The French name Delabussy 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 Delabussy family lived in Normandy, at Bussy-Le-Grand.
Early Origins of the Delabussy family
The surname Delabussy was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Delabussy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delabussy 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 Delabussy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Delabussy 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.
Early Notables of the Delabussy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Delabussy family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. 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 Delabussy 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 Delabussy were John Bussie, who arrived in Barbados in 1678; Matthias Bousser Jr. who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1733; Christian Bousser, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1733.