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Where did the English Broaden family come from? What is the English Broaden family crest and coat of arms? When did the Broaden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Broaden family history?
The name Broaden, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Braden, Braddene, Bradens, Braiding, McBradden and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broaden research. Another 163 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broaden History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Broaden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Broaden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 180 words(13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Broaden family, or who bore a variation of the surname Broaden were
Broaden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Broaden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Broaden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broaden 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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