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The ancestry of the name Broaddus dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Cheshire where the name is derived from a now unknown place in the east of that county. The place-name Broadhurst is derived from the old English terms brade, which meant broad or wide, and hurst, a word that meant forest or wood.

Broaddus Early Origins



The surname Broaddus was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Broaddus Spelling Variations


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Broaddus Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Broaddus have been found, including Broadhurst, Brodhurst and others.

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Broaddus Early History


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Broaddus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broaddus research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broaddus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broaddus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broaddus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Broaddus 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Broaddus, or a variant listed above:

Broaddus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E Broaddus, who arrived in San Francisco, California 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)

Broaddus Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Helen H. Broaddus, aged 19, who arrived in New York City in 1910 aboard the ship "Kronprinz Wilhelm" from Bremen, Germany [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDN-PQ9 : 6 December 2014), Helen H. Broaddus, 18 Oct 1910; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York City, ship name Kronprinz Wilhelm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Florence Broaddus, aged 21, who arrived in New York in 1911 aboard the ship "Kronprinz Frederich Wilhelm" from Bremen, Germany [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJGH-24Q : 6 December 2014), Florence Broaddus, 25 Sep 1911; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Kronprinz Frederich Wilhelm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Flora Broaddus, aged 16, who arrived in New York, New York in 1914 aboard the ship "Cameronia" from Glasgow, Scotland [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ72-L53 : 6 December 2014), Flora Broaddus, 23 Aug 1914; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broaddus (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broaddus (post 1700)



  • William W. Broaddus, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948
  • Willey Richard Broaddus Jr. (1895-1982), American Democrat politician, Henry County Commonwealth Attorney, 1929-46; Member of Virginia State House of Delegates, 1947-53; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956
  • L. J. Broaddus, American politician, Mayor of Chillicothe, Missouri, 1890
  • Joe Broaddus, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916
  • Bower Slack Broaddus (1888-1949), American politician, U.S. District Judge for Oklahoma, 1940-49
  • Andrew Broaddus (1900-1972), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, 1953-57

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sapere et tacere
Motto Translation: To be wise and silent.


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Citations


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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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDN-PQ9 : 6 December 2014), Helen H. Broaddus, 18 Oct 1910; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York City, ship name Kronprinz Wilhelm, 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:JJGH-24Q : 6 December 2014), Florence Broaddus, 25 Sep 1911; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Kronprinz Frederich Wilhelm, 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:JJ72-L53 : 6 December 2014), Flora Broaddus, 23 Aug 1914; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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The Broaddus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broaddus 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.

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