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Possou Early Origins



The surname Possou 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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Possou Spelling Variations


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Possou 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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Possou Early History


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Possou Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Possou 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 Possou History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Possou Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Possou Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Possou 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Possou Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Possou 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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