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Brackett Early Origins



The surname Brackett was first found in Limousin, where this noble family has held a family seat since early times.

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Brackett Spelling Variations


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Brackett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brachet, Brachez, Brachais, Brachets, Braschet, Braschez, Braschais, Brachay, Bratchet, Bratchez, Bratchais, Bratchets, Bratschet, Brastchez, Brastchais, Bratchay, de Brachet and many more.

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Brackett Early History


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Brackett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brackett research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1140, 1452, 1765 and 1784 are included under the topic Early Brackett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brackett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brackett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brackett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brackett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anthony Brackett, who landed in Portsmouth, NH in 1623
  • William Brackett, who arrived in New England in 1631
  • Richard Brackett, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1636
  • Peter Brackett, who landed in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1643

Brackett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • O Brackett, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Albert Brackett, aged 65, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1893

Brackett Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Chas. A. Brackett, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Anna Brackett, aged 33, who emigrated to America, in 1908
  • Edith M Brackett, aged 28, who landed in America from Henley on Thames, England, in 1909
  • Elliott G. Brackett, aged 52, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Charles Brackett, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brackett Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Ada Brackett, aged 27, who settled in Halifax, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brackett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brackett (post 1700)



  • Nathan Brackett, American senior editor at Rolling Stone magazine
  • Gary Lawrence Brackett (b. 1980), American NFL football linebacker
  • Leigh Douglass Brackett (1915-1978), American Hugo Award winning author and screenwriter, known for her work on The Big Sleep (1945), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) and The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • John Quincy Adams Brackett (1842-1918), American politician, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (1890-1891)
  • Frederick Sumner Brackett (1896-1988), American physicist and spectroscopist, eponym of the Brackett lunar crater
  • Charles Brackett (1892-1969), American movie screenwriter and producer

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Brackett Historic Events


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Brackett Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. Hugh J.  Brackett (1893-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Brackett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brackett 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 June 2016 at 15:14.

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