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Brees Early Origins



The surname Brees was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Brees Spelling Variations


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Brees Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Breese, Brees, Brese, Breeze, Breze and others.

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Brees Early History


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Brees Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brees research. Another 467 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1275, 1500, 1621, 1666, 1670 and 1729 are included under the topic Early Brees History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brees Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brees Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brees 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:

Brees Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Brees, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mary Brees, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Brees Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel C Brees, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Brougham
  • Samuel Charles Brees, aged 32, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Brougham" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brees (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brees (post 1700)



  • Orlo Marion Brees (1896-1980), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Broome County 2nd District, 1941-52; Member of New York State Senate 45th District, 1952
  • John Brees, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Somerset County, 1832-34

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Brees Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brees 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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