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Orser Early Origins



The surname Orser was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and where this illustrious family held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Clermont/Aurillac and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Orser Spelling Variations


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Orser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orsaile, Orsières, Orsal, Orsat, Orsol, Ours, Hours, Ours, Orser, Oursaire, Hourseau, Lours, L'Orseau, L'Orser and many more.

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Orser Early History


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Orser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orser research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orser 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orser Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Willemszen Orser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1649

Orser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Orser, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1883

Orser Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Joseph Orser U.E. (b. 1723) from Westchester County, New York, USA he died travelling to Kingston, Ontario c. 1783 his wife Anna née Jurckse and 9 children settled in Kingston, Ontario, Canada [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Gilbert Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Isaac Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Ontario c. 1786 he served in DeLancey's Refugees Regiment [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Solomon Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1786 he served in DeLancey's Refugees Regiment [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. William Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1786 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orser (post 1700)



  • Leland Jones Orser (b. 1960), American film and television actor
  • Earl Herbert Orser CM (1928-2004), Canadian businessman, President and CEO of T. Eaton Company Limited from 1975 to 1977
  • Brian Ernest Orser OC (b. 1961), Canadian two-time silver medalist Olympic figure skater

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Orser Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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The Orser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orser 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 2 March 2016 at 14:44.

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