Early Origins of the Birbecke family
Cumberland, at Burbank House in Dacre where they held a family seat from ancient times. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) The name literally means "dweller at the cottage on the mound or embankment." CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
Early History of the Birbecke family
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Early Notables of the Birbecke family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Birbecke family to Ireland
Some of the Birbecke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Birbecke family to the New World and Oceana
Opportunity and land greeted those who made it all the way. Some had the opportunity to solidify their new freedom by fighting in the American War of Independence, while others went or stayed north as United Empire Loyalists. Recently, the ancestors of those brave settlers have been able to recover much of their heritage through Clan societies and other patriotic organizations. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Birbecke: Willliam Birbeck who settled in Jamaica in 1774.
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