When Frances Cloutier Brashear was born about 1825, in New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, her father, Thomas Brown Brashear, was 39 and her mother, Maria Crow, was 24. She married Dr Euclide Fontenelle Beauchamp on 27 January 1846, in Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States in 1850 and Liberty, Texas, United States in 1860.
Americanized form of French Brasseur . The traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable. Compare Beshear , Bosher , Brashears , Brasher , and Brashier .
History: The surname Brashear is listed along with its original form Brasseur and the variant Brashier in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.