Samuel Bussard

4 October 1799–11 October 1875 (Age 76)
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Bussard was born on 4 October 1799, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Renner Bussard, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Harclerode, was 29. He married Susannah Mower about 1822, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 October 1875, in Colerain Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Colerain Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Bussard
Susannah Mower
Marriage: about 1822
John Darsh Bussard
Hannah Grace Bussard
Samuel Watters Bussard

Spouse and Children

about 1822
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John Wesley Bussard


    Catharine Bussard


    Daniel Bussard



    Elizabeth Bussard


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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 13

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Variant of German Busshardt ( see Bosshart ).2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Boussard, a variant of Bossard .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Henry Mower

HENRY MOWER compiled in 1945 by Ellen (Ella) Mower Cragun, a granddaughter. Henry Mower was born December 18, 1798, at Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland. He was the son of Michael and Cathe …

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Bussard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Bussard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Bussard, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"

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