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  • ID: I00563
  • Name: Bartholomei Busch
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1635 in Heinsen, Hanover, Germany
  • Note:
    From the files of James L. Powell: "Heinsen is a small town in northern G
    ermany, just SSW of Luneburg...Luneburg is some 30 miles southeast of Hamb
    urg on Elbe River." Busch Name information from the files of James L. Pow
    ell: "Reference: American Surnames by Elsdon C. Smith, 929.4/Smi Buri
    en Lib., Busch name Index p. 335 Sec p. 201, 218, 321": [p. 201] "Engli
    sh and German BUSCH and Swedish STRUDER "bush" were men who dwelt near a p
    articular bush." [p. 218] "A bush, a bunch of ivy or evergreen tied to t
    he end of a pole, hung outside of a shop, designated a wine merchant and E
    nglish BUSH and German BUSCH were wine merchants. These tavern ale-stak
    es sometimes projected overt the king's highway so as to impede traveler
    s, and laws were promulgated to regulate their length. The old English pr
    overb tells us: Good wine needs no bush. French and Italian proverbs a
    re similiar (sic)." [p. 321] "In 1964 the BUSCH name is ranked as 1564
    th in popularity with an estimated 18,105 persons with that name in Americ
    a." Further from James L. Powell's notes: "Reference: English Surnam
    es by C.M. Mathews 929.4094/Mat Burien Lib. Charles Scribner's Sons 19
    67 [p. 298], "A man called BUSH lived right by a bush...no reference to BU
    SCH as such." "NOTE: The BUSCH name is well known in the Heinsen ar
    ea of Germany because of WILHELM BUSCH born Apl. (sic) 15, 1832 died J
    an 9, 1908 a well known poet and cartoonist. He has been called the fath
    er of the modern comic strip. He is said to have written to relativ
    es in sourthern Germany in the area that [Bartholomei Busch's] family is f
    ound..."




    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Herman Busch b: ABT 1655 in Heinsen, Hanover, Germany
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