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Broom Genealogy and Broom Family History Information

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  • H. Broom (c.1879 - 1912)
    Name: Mr H. Broom Born in Hampshire England Age: 33 years Marital Status: Married. Last Residence: at 24 Thetis Road East Cowes Isle of Wight England Occupation: Bath Steward Last Ship:...
  • Jacob Broom, Signer of the US Constitution (1752 - 1810)
    member of the Constitutional Convention representing the state of Delaware. ...the last page of the US Constitution. You'll see our cousin's signature, the last of the Delaware Delegates... Jacob B...
  • Mary Broom (c.1445 - d.)
  • Rachel Broom (1751 - 1823)
    Wife of Jacob Broom, signer of U.S. Constitution.
  • Susanna Broom (1799 - d.)

About the Broom surname

The Earls of Anjou first took the surname of Broome or Broome after their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Fulke, Earl of Anjou, having worn a sprig of the broom-plant as the symbol of humility.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.