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Origins Available: English, Scottish
Where did the English Beatty family come from? What is the English Beatty family crest and coat of arms? When did the Beatty family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Beatty family history?
Although the name, Beatty, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Beattie, Beatty, Beaty, Beatie, Betay, Bety and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beatty research. Another 151 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1597, 1603, 1735, 1771, and 1803 are included under the topic Early Beatty History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 73 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beatty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Beatty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 109 words(8 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Beatty family name Beatty, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Beatty Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Beatty Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Lumen coeleste sequamur
Motto Translation: May we follow heavenly inspiration.
The Beatty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beatty 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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