Philbrook Family Genealogy Forum
I am not the formost authority on the PHILBRICK/PHILBROOK surname, but I have researched it for many years. I have never heard this story, and doubt it is true. It is believed that all PHILBRICKS and PHILBROOKS in America are descended from a single man, Thomas Fylbrigg of England, who came to America about 1635, accompanied by his wife, three sons, and five daughters. All three sons married girls of English descent.
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