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Posse Early Origins



The surname Posse was first found in Maine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Le Mans 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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Posse Spelling Variations


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Posse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Posey, Posse, Pozzoz, Fors, Pozet, Pouzin, Possou, Possot, Posset, Pozzoz, Pozzot, Pozzet, Possoz, Poussart, Possart, Posset and many more.

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Posse Early History


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Posse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Posse research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1639, 1706, 1826, 1651, 1689, 1609 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Posse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Posse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Posse Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Posse 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 or some of its variants were: Igues Posset, who arrived in New Orleans in 1820.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Posse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Posse 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 27 May 2013 at 14:22.

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