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The Brundage name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in Brundish, the parish near the county of Suffolk.
The surname Brundage was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Brundage has undergone many spelling variations, including Brundish, Brundische, Brundisshe, Brundysh, Brundyshe and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brundage research. Another 420 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1327, 1340, 1349, 1500, 1524, 1601, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Brundage History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brundage Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Brundage were among those contributors:
Brundage Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J L Brundage, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
Brundage Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Andrew Brundage U.E who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783
- Mr. Daniel Brundage U.E who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783
- Mr. James Brundage U.E who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783
- Mr. Jeremiah Brundage U.E who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1783
- Mr. John Brundage U.E who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1783 he was a Magistrate
- William Fitzhugh Brundage (b. 1961), American historian
- Mathilde Brundage (1859-1939), American actress
- Jennifer Brundage (b. 1973), American softball player and Olympic champion
- Frances Isabelle Brundage (1854-1937), American illustrator
- David Charles Brundage (b. 1964), American professional baseball manager
- Margaret Brundage (1900-1976), born Margaret Hedda Johnson, an American illustrator and painter
- Edward Jackson Brundage (b. 1869), American Republican politician, Member of Illinois State House of Representatives 6th District, 1899-1900, 1903-04; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1928 (alternate)
- Charles L. Brundage (b. 1830), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 23rd District, 1893-96
- Azariah C. Brundage, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1878-79
- Arthur E. Brundage (b. 1886), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1920-22
- MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
- Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
- Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
- Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
- Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
The Brundage Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brundage Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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