This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brawner research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1604 is included under the topic Early Brawner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brawner has been spelled many different ways, including Brawne, Brawn, Brawnes and others.
More information is included under the topic Early Brawner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brawner family to Ireland
Some of the Brawner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brawners to arrive in North America:
Brawner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Thomas Brawner, who landed in Arkansas in 1860 
Brawner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
E.M. Brawner, aged 39, arrived in New York in 1905 aboard the ship "Vaderland" from Antwerp, Belgium 
Lily Brawner, aged 31, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Caledonia" from Glasgow via Moville 
James Brawner, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Lusitania" from Liverpool, England
James N. Brawner, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Liverpool, England
Marybelle Brawner, aged 9, arrived in New York in 1912 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Southampton, England
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)