Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The Brimstone family lived at Brimstone Hall at Little Wakering in Essex. Originally the family came from Briencun in Normandy, France.
Early Origins of the Brimstone family
Essex, where they held a family seat after the Norman Conquest. The family came from Briencun in Normandy and has left its name in Brimstone Hall at Little Wakering in Essex.
Early History of the Brimstone family
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Brimstone Spelling Variations
Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Brimstone family name include Brimson, Brimsone, Brimstone, Brymstone, Briencun, Brinzun, Brinsun, Brimsun and many more.
Early Notables of the Brimstone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brimstone family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Brimstone family to immigrate North America:
Brimstone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Brimstone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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