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Brookus Early Origins



The surname Brookus 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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Brookus Spelling Variations


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Brookus Spelling Variations



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

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Brookus Early History


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Brookus Early History



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

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Brookus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brookus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brookus 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 or some of its variants were: George, Tabitha and John Brocas settled in Virginia in 1650; Bourgon Brokaw settled in New York in 1675.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Brookus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brookus 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 7 June 2013 at 14:04.

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