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Fussell Early Origins



The surname Fussell was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Fussell Spelling Variations


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Fussell Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Fussell has been recorded under many different variations, including Fusswell, Fussell, Fuswell, Fuswel, Fussel and many more.

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Fussell Early History


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Fussell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fussell research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1455, 1487, and 1641 are included under the topic Early Fussell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fussell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fussell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fussell 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Fussell or a variant listed above:

Fussell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Simon Fussell, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Fussell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Fussell, who landed in Texas in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fussell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fussell (post 1700)



  • Frederick Morris Fussell (1895-1966), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1922 to 1929
  • Edwin Sill Fussell Ph.D. (1922-2002), American professor of English literature at the University of California at San Diego, older brother of Paul Fussell
  • Betty Harper Fussell (b. 1927), American award-winning writer whose eleven books are on varied subjects including biography, cookbooks, food history and memoirs
  • Paul Fussell (1924-2012), American cultural and literary historian, and professor emeritus of English literature of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Chris Fussell (b. 1976), American retired Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1998 to 2000
  • Philip Hillier Fussell (b. 1931), English first-class cricketer for Somerset in two matches in the 1950s
  • James Fussell IV (1748-1832), English iron magnate in Somerset, inventor of the Balance lock, a type of boat lift
  • Sandy Fussell (b. 1960), Australian award-winning children's author
  • Richard Fussell (b. 1984), Welsh rugby union winger

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Fussell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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The Fussell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fussell 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.

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