Brehaut History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Brehaut family

The surname Brehaut was first found in Lorraine where this distinguished family held a family seat, and the main stem of this aristocratic family were elevated to the nobility on the 4th July 1622. They became the Marquis de Brie.

In Champagne they held a family seat in Camprond and intermarried with the distinguished family of Sablonnière. They branched westward into Brittany where they were elevated to the nobility as the Barons de Retz. From this point they moved south to Anjou and held a family seat at Serrant. They also branched to Limousin where they held estates. The family also established a house in Bourgogne at Brochardiere.

Jean LaBrie, son of Louis and Jeanne, travelled from France to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in Quebec he married Marie-Xainte Boucher, daughter of Pierre and Marie, at Château-Richer on 7th November 1689. [1]

Important Dates for the Brehaut family

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Brehaut Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Labrie, Labre, Labree, Labret, L'Abri, Brie, DeBrie, Debrie, Dubray, Brehaut, Briart and many more.

Early Notables of the Brehaut family (pre 1700)

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Brehaut migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brehaut Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ernest Henry Brehaut, aged 23, originally from Guernsey, who arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Saint Paul" from Southampton, England [2]
  • Clifford Brehaut, aged 24, originally from Guernsey, Channel Islands, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Southampton, England [3]
  • May Brehaut, aged 23, originally from Guernsey, Channel Islands, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Southampton, England [4]
  • Andre Brehaut, aged 26, originally from Le Havre, France, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "France" from Le Havre, France [5]
  • Alfred Brehaut, aged 39, originally from Catel, Guernsey, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Southampton, England [6]

Contemporary Notables of the name Brehaut (post 1700)

  • Jeff Brehaut (b. 1963), American professional golfer who has had over 3,700,000 in career earnings on the PGA Tour
  • Richard Brehaut (b. 1991), American former college football quarterback
  • Ashley Brehaut (b. 1980), Australian badminton player at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Stuart Brehaut (b. 1978), Australian badminton player at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 1998, 2002, 2006 Commonwealth Games
  • Pierre "Peter" Brehaut (1764-1817), Guernsey-born, Canadian businessman and politician represented Quebec County in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1814 to 1817
  • Gregory John "Greg" Brehaut (1946-1993), Australian rules football player and coach who played with the Perth Football Club
  • Stanley Brehaut Ryerson (1911-1998), Canadian historian, educator and political activist

Historic Events for the Brehaut family

Air New Zealand Flight 901
  • Mr. Ronald Thomas Brehaut (1940-1979), New Zealander passenger, from Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand aboard the Air New Zealand Flight 901 for an Antarctic sightseeing flight when it flew into Mount Erebus; he died in the crash [7]

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Citations

  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN9P-3M3 : 6 December 2014), Ernest Henry Brehaut, 22 Oct 1904; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6D3-1TL : 6 December 2014), Clifford Brehaut, 21 May 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6D3-1TG : 6 December 2014), May Brehaut, 21 May 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DX-6XM : 6 December 2014), Andre Brehaut, 17 Jul 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name France, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66L-QJC : 6 December 2014), Alfred Brehaut, 06 Aug 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ Mount Erebus, Memorial, Roll of Remembrance (Retrieved 2018, February 21st). Retrieved from http://www.erebus.co.nz/memorialandawards/rollofremembrance.aspx
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