In 1834, the family left Preuschdorf and arrived in New York, New York on the ship, Henry IV on 18 June 1834. Their departure was from Le Havre, France. They settled in Buffalo, Erie, New York where they operated a bakery and grocery.
George Heinrich appeared before the New York Court of Pleas of Erie County, New York to swear allegiance to the United States on 5 June 1835. As noted on his Certificate of Allegiance filed with the same court, he was awarded his citizenship on 14 October 1839.
In 1840, George Heinrich Büsch is enumerated in the U.S. Census living in the 5th Ward of Buffalo, Erie, New York. The record shows there are:
2 males, ages 10-15 - probably Philipp and George
1 male, age 15-20 - probably the son, George Heinrich
3 males, ages 20-30 - Unknown
1 male, age 50-60 - probably the elder Georg Henrich
2 females, ages 20-30 - probably Barbara and Eva Elisabeth
1 female, age 50-60 - probably Catherina Barbara
George Heinrich Büsch passed away on 28 May 1844 in Buffalo, Erie, New York. It is not known at this time where he is buried.
Last name is sometimes spelled Bisch in French records and Buesch in U.S. records.
↑ "Preuschdorf Marriage Register 1809," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219429#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219429-2414883 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 4 of 6 > Marriage No. 4 > 25 August 1809 > Jean Henry Büsch and Catherine Barbê Cuntz. This record confirms birth dates for both Georg Heinrich and Catherina Barbara. It also confirms death dates for his mother and her father. Also note that in left margin, the record appears to be for Jean Henry Büsch who is actually Georg Heinrich’s father.
↑ "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPX-5VH7 : 11 March 2018), Georges Bisch, 1834; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm. Listed as: Georges Bisch, age 56; Barbara, age 45; Barbara, age 19; Elisabeth, age 15; Henri, age 14; Georges, age 7; Philippe, age 4. All born in France.
↑ "Naturalization records, 1831-1906; Index, 1831-ca. 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSMV-N9L7-D?i=307&cat=321898 : accessed 23 Jan 2020), FHL film #7776959 > Final papers, v. 2 1831-1834 v. 3-5 1835-1839 > image 308 of 833, Certificate of Allegiance, Henry Buesch; citing New York Court of Pleas (Erie County), Final papers, v. 4, 1839-1840, p. 1 1/2.
↑ "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHY4-52P : 20 April 2020), New York, Erie, Buffalo, Ward 5; image 27 of 38 > Henry Benisch; citing p. 770, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 281; FHL microfilm 17,186. Note that name is spelled Henry Beuisch on actual census page, but previously indexed as Benisch. A possible explanation for the unknown males would be a husband of the oldest daughter if she has married by 1840, relatives, boarders, or employees of the bakery and grocery run by the family.
↑ “Death Notice: Henry Buesch, 1844,” database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com/ : accessed 8 Jun 2019), The Buffalo Courier, (Buffalo, New York), Vol. 3, No. 711, published 2 Jun 1844, Morning edition, p. 3, col. 3 > 28th ult. (May) > Henry Buesch, > age 61.
Is Georg Heinrich your ancestor? Please don't go away! Login to collaborate or comment, or contact
the profile manager, or ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Georg Heinrich by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Georg Heinrich: