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Re: Bussey/Buzzey
Posted by: Eileen Wilson (ID *****8668) Date: May 12, 2009 at 09:22:06
In Reply to: Bussey/Buzzey by Susan Fraser of 1168

US WWI Draft Registration Card:

Herbert Swetland Bussey, b. 20 October 1875, aged 43, naturalized US citizen, carpenter for Louis J. Eldridge, Boston; next of kin is Mrs. Hattie H. Bussey, Randolph(?), Suffolk, Mass; dated 12 September 1918 at Town Hall, South Braintree, Mass.

He was naturalized on 28 September 1917 in Massachusetts; gave his birth info as 20 October 1875 in North River, Newfoundland; currently of Pond Street, Randolph. Wife's name Nettie.

The 1910 Census indicates he came to the US in 1895.

The Mass. Archives' site has a marriage of a Herbert S. Bussey in Boston in 1899. You can obtain a copy of the marriage record, which should contain his parents' names, for a very reasonable price:

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/vitalrecordssearch/VitalRecordsSearch.aspx

The 1877 Rochfort's Directory for Cupids (to North River), Newfoundland has an Abraham Bussey listed:

http://ngb.chebucto.org/R1877/77_pdg04.shtml

And a Joseph and a Thomas:

http://ngb.chebucto.org/R1877/77_pdg03.shtml



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