society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever-changing territorial profile. The name is derived from Brieg, a town on the left bank of the Oder river. It was annexed by
in 1675, and then by the Prussians in 1742.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brieg research.Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1369, 1626, 1712 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Brieg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Brieg, Briege, Brieger, Briegel, Briegener, Briegner, Brigge and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Georg Briegel, who came to New York in 1710-11. Gottlieb Briegner came to Philadelphia in 1740; as did Nicholas Briegel in 1856. W. Brieger came to Texas in 1858..