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Brokaw Early Origins



The surname Brokaw was first found in Guyenne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Guyen and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Brokaw Spelling Variations


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Brokaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brocas, Brokas, Brokaw, Brogas, Brogaw, Broces and others.

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Brokaw Early History


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Brokaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brokaw research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brokaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brokaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brokaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brokaw 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brokaw Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bourgon Brokaw settled in New York in 1675
  • Bourgon Brokaw, who landed in New York in 1675
  • Bourger Brokaw, who landed in Long Island in 1684

Brokaw Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C Brokaw, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brokaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brokaw (post 1700)



  • Norman R. Brokaw (1927-2016), American talent agent who represented Marilyn Monroe, Donna Summer, Bill Cosby, Mark Spitz, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, and many more
  • George Tuttle Brokaw (1879-1935), American lawyer and sportsman
  • Isaac Brokaw (1746-1826), American clockmaker
  • Isaac Irving Brokaw (1871-1939), American figure skater, artist, lawyer, and financier
  • Gary George Brokaw (b. 1954), retired American basketball player and a basketball coach
  • Mark Brokaw, American stage director
  • Chris Brokaw (b. 1964), American musician
  • Nettie M. Brokaw, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1944, 1948
  • Gene W. Brokaw, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008
  • Gay Brokaw, American politician, Mayor of Coffeyville, Kansas, 1964-65
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brokaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brokaw 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 November 2016 at 16:16.

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