Brashire History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Brashire family
The surname Brashire was first found in the Rhineland, where the name Brasseur became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied enrolled by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and members were elevated to the ranks of nobility.
Early History of the Brashire family
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Brashire Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brasseur, Braseur, Brasseure, Braseure, Brasseurre, Braseurre, Brassur, Brassure, Braesseur, Braeseur, Braesseure, Braeseure, Braesseurre, Braeseurre, Braessur, Braessure, Bresseur, Breseur, Bresseure, Breseure, Bresseurre, Breseurre, Bressur, Bressure, Bresseur, Breseur, Breseurre, Bressur and many more.
Early Notables of the Brashire family (pre 1700)
Notables with the name Brashire during this period were Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (1814-1874) Belgian ethnographer, who served as a missionary in Mexico and Central America from 1848 until 1863. In addition to his missionary work, Brasseur de Bourbourg also wrote several books which included a history of the Aztec civilization, published...
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Migration of the Brashire family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Brasseur, accompanied by his wife Florence, Kathe, Mary, Persie and Persid Brasseur all arrived in Virginia in 1653; Marie Brasseur arrived in New Orleans in 1785.
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