Georg Heinrich Büsch
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Georg Heinrich Büsch (1783 - 1844)

Georg Heinrich Büsch aka Bisch, Buesch
Born in Preuschdorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 25 Aug 1809 in Preuschdorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

Georg Heinrich Büsch has French origins.

Georg Heinrich Büsch was born on 25 May 1783 and baptized on 27 May 1783[1] in Preuschdorf, Alsace, France. His parents are Johann Heinrich Büsch and Anna Margaretha Pfeiffer.

On 25 August 1809 in Preuschdorf, Georg Heinrich married Catherina Barbara Cuntz, daughter of Georg Heinrich Cuntz and Eva Catherina Burckhard.[2] Georg Heinrich and his father both list their occupation as boulanger (baker) on the marriage record.

Together Georg Heinrich and Catherina Barbara Büsch had seven children. The oldest child would die young and their second child was stillborn.

Georg Heinrich Büsch, born 7 October 1810[3]
Stillborn Female Büsch, born on 5 May 1813[4]
Barbara Büsch, born 16 October 1814[5]
Eva Elisabeth Büsch, born 17 November 1818[6]
Georg Heinrich Büsch, born 23 March 1821[7]
Georg Büsch, born 26 April 1827[8]
Johann Philipp Büsch, born 5 February 1830[9]

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.[10] They settled in Buffalo, Erie, New York where they operated a bakery and grocery.[11]

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.[12][13]

In 1840, George Heinrich Büsch is enumerated in the U.S. Census living in the 5th Ward of Buffalo, Erie, New York.[14] 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.[15] It is not known at this time where he is buried.

Research Notes

  • Last name is sometimes spelled Bisch in French records and Buesch in U.S. records.

Sources

  1. "Preuschdorf Protestant parish registers - Register of Baptisms 1782-1788" database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P2-R219276#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P2-R219276-2414123 : accessed 15 May 2020), image 21 of 83 > page 33 > 27 May 1783 > Georg Heinrich Büsch. His parents are listed as Johann Heinrich Büsch and Maria (Anna) Margaretha Pfeiffer
  2. "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.
  3. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1810," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219319#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219319-2414900 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 8 of 9 > Birth No. 25 > 7 October 1810 > George Henrÿ Bisch.
  4. "Preuschdorf Death Register 1813," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin, (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219543#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219543-2415003 : accessed 14 May 2020), image 3 of 5 > Death No. 6 > 5 May 1813
  5. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1814," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219323#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219323-2415016 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 8 of 11 > Birth No. 25 > 16 October 1814 > Barbé Büsch.
  6. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1818," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219327#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219327-2415123 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 5 of 7 > Birth No. 15 > 17 November 1818 > Eve Elisabeth Büsch.
  7. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1821," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219330#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219330-2415194 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 3 of 12 > Birth No. 7 > 23 March 1821 > George Henry Büsch
  8. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1827," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219336#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219336-2415353 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 4 of 11 > Birth No. 9 > 26 April 1827 > George Bisch.
  9. "Preuschdorf Birth Register 1830," database with images, Departmental Archives of Bas-Rhin (http://archives.bas-rhin.fr/detail-document/ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219339#visio/page:ETAT-CIVIL-C375-P1-R219339-2415431 : accessed 9 April 2020), image 2 of 9 > Birth No. 2 > 5 February 1830 > Jean Philippe Bisch.
  10. "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.
  11. Need citation to Buffalo City Directory
  12. "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.
  13. "Naturalization records, 1831-1906; Index, 1831-ca. 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9F-NS1D-Y?i=1920&cat=321898 : accessed 23 Jan 2020) FHL film #7769827 > image 1921 of 2210 > Henry Buesch; citing New York County Court (Erie County), Card index Brill, Gottlieb - Bultha, Joseph.
  14. "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.
  15. “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.


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