Sauser-Sausser-Souser-Säußer Family History

Though we are not all genetically related, that our stories are very much related and intertwined covering many of the same places at the same time.

This particular 1821 entry for Michael Sausser (spelled Souser and Sauser in one of the detail entry) in the Berk’s Co. Orphans Court was an interesting finding that illustrates why I research all variants of the Souser/Sauser/Sausser name. At one point I thought this Joseph Souser; might be Joseph Souser b.1815 but it is not.…

The Souser Sausser Sauser Name origin understanding as of January 2015

Note: The current and updated version of this information will be maintained on this site’s ‘The Name‘ page. The name is believed to be of German origin as the original Souser’s were Palatines from the Rheinland-Pfalz region of what is today Germany that settled in Pennsylvania. FamilySearch.org also has many entries in the mid-1700s-1800s of Sausser’s in Balbronn, Bas-Rhin, France…