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Multiple Origins for the Surname Breese



Breese Early Origins



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

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Breese Spelling Variations


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Breese Spelling Variations



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

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Breese Early History


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Breese Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breese 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 Breese History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breese Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breese Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breese 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:

Breese Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • David Breese, who landed in Virginia in 1699 [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)

Breese Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George B Breese, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1812 [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)
  • Isaac Breese, aged 43, who landed in New York in 1812 [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)
  • Charles Breese who arrived in San Francisco in 1850
  • Charles Breese, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850
  • John Breese, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Manchester, in 1892

Breese Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James L. Breese, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Anne Breese, aged 23, who settled in America from London, in 1907
  • Edmund Breese, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Edward Breese, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Birmingham, England, in 1907
  • George Breese, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Llanmartin Wales, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breese (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breese (post 1700)



  • Vance Breese (1904-1973), American aviation engineer and test pilot; he developed the Breese aircraft in 1928 which was eventually bought out by American Airlines
  • Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese (1794-1870), American officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War
  • Quentin Terrance "Baby" Breese (1918-1962), American professional boxer
  • Llywelyn Breese (b. 1833), Welsh-born, American politician, Secretary of State of Wisconsin (1870-1874)
  • Captain Kidder Randolph Breese USN (1831-1881), American officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, eponym of the USS Breese (DD-122), a Wickes class destroyer
  • Edward Y. Breese (1912-1979), American fiction writer who published under the pseudonyms Brett Halliday, Zane Grey, Ned Buller and Edward Buller
  • Sidney Breese (1800-1878), American judge and politician, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois (1867-1870), US Senator for Illinois (1843-1849)
  • Edmund Breese (1871-1936), American actor, known for his roles in Duck Soup (1933), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and Platinum Blonde (1931)
  • Arthur Breese, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Herkimer County, 1796-97
  • George Breese, American politician, Mayor of Monroe, Louisiana, 1950-51
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Breese Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breese 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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