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  • Eliza Danbrook (1832 - 1918)
    The Broom family immigrated in 1836 from Sussex, England to a farm at Little York ie Toronto. Eliza had a brother William who farmed in Oxford County near Woodstock. Another brother Charles farmed in S...
  • Grace Broom (1718 - 1801)
    Married Thomas Broom in 1740 in Pennsylvania. From Bucks County. Children (records of Christ Church in Philadelphia, PA): Thomas, b.10 Feb 1741, bap.2 June 1746 John , b.14 June 1743, bap. 2 Ju...
  • 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...
  • Marie Baird Broom (1868 - d.)

About the Broom surname


From An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import (source info below): "The Earls of Anjou first took the surname of Broom or Broome after their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Fulke, Earl of Anjou, having worn a sprig of the broom-plant (planta genet) as the symbol of humility."

other versions of this surname


  1. 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.