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Where did the English Beamish family come from? What is the English Beamish family crest and coat of arms? When did the Beamish family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Beamish family history?
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Beamish occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Beamish, Beemish, Beames and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beamish research. Another 121 words(9 lines of text) covering the year 1950 is included under the topic Early Beamish History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Beamish Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Beamish family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 71 words(5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Beamish, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Beamish Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Beamish Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beamish Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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