Ancestry of Archie Carlisle LeBus

George and Ethel LeBus with family at the "Big House" in Wichita Falls, Texas, early 1940's.
George and Ethel LeBus with family at the “Big House” in Wichita Falls, Texas, early 1940’s.

The family name of LeBus is much less common than the Nance surname. The family line that is included in this work is as follows: George Franklin LeBus and Ethel Cleora Calk; John Blackburn LeBus and Lucy Ann Leyburn; and Andrew Morandus LeBus and Margaret Simington.

Fortunately, we have some data on the origin of this LeBus family line. Frank Blackburn LeBus, son of George Franklin and Ethel LeBus, found information that Andrew Morandus LeBus immigrated from the Alsace-Lorraine region of Europe. The information was received in a letter to Frank LeBus from Eugen Hubschwerlen, Burgermeister of Largitzen, France on Februrary 8, 1937.

Related surnames included in this research include: Calk, Daniels, Irving, Larrimore, Leyburn, Simington and Titsworth.

Lucy Ann Nance Croft, 2014

Pictured are: (Seated L-R) Hazel LeBus Grizzle, Ethel, George, Ethel Marie LeBus, Archie LeBus Nance. (Standing L-R) Homer Grizzle, Laura V. LeBus Knight, C.D. Knight, Paul Bilbrey, Irene LeBus Bilbrey, Frank LeBus, Genie Cox LeBus, Roy LeBus, Lavina Taylor LeBus, Bennett Nance, Louise Latham LeBus and G.F. LeBus.