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Bres History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Bres family


The surname Bres was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Bres family


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Bres Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bree, Bree, Brees, Breese, Bre, Bres, Brese, Breez, Breeze, Brez, Breze, van Bree and many more.

Early Notables of the Bres family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bres family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bres Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Casimir Bres, aged 22, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 [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)
  • Abram Bres, aged 4, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Auguston Bres, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Bres Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henri Bres, aged 26, who landed in America from Nice, France, in 1909
  • Laurette Bres, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from Gagnieri, France, in 1913
  • Marie Bres, aged 22, who landed in America from Gagnieri, France, in 1913
  • Emili Bres, aged 30, who landed in America from Gagnieri, France, in 1913
  • Henri Bres, aged 28, who emigrated to America from Gagnieri, France, in 1913

Contemporary Notables of the name Bres (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Edward Sedley Bres (1888-1967), American Commander Base 1, Base Section (Australia), Services of Supply (1944) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Edward Bres. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bres/Edward_Sedley/USA.html
  • Madeleine Brès (1842-1921), first female French doctor in medicine
  • Malgorzata Bres (1959-1988), Polish fencer at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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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)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Edward Bres. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Bres/Edward_Sedley/USA.html


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