Mister Brush

1763–13 May 1763
New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mister

When Mister Brush was born in 1763, in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Zacheus Brush, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Pardee, was 35. He died on 13 May 1763, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Zacheus Brush
1717–1812
Hannah Pardee
1728–1791
Zaccheus Brush
1754–1815
Martha Brush
1754–
Hannah Brush
1760–1822
Dorcas Brush
1760–1850
Brush
1763–1763
Mary Brush
1772–
Ebenezer Brush
1762–1762
Mister Brush
1763–1763
Brush
1772–

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Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin. It may be a nickname for someone thought to resemble a brush (Middle English brusche, from Old French brosse), or a metonymic occupational name for a brush maker. It could also be from a related word, brusche ‘cut wood’, ‘branches lopped off trees’ (Old French brousse), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a forester or woodcutter, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’ (Late Latin bruscia).2 Respelling of German Brusch or Brüsch, a topographic name from the field name Brüsch (Middle High German brüsch ‘heather’, ‘broom’ or ‘brush’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Bruske

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