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Where did the English Bewicke family come from? What is the English Bewicke family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bewicke family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bewicke 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. Bewicke occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Berwick, Bewick, Berwicke, Bewicke and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bewicke research. Another 153 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1476, 1615, 1628, 1629, and 1728 are included under the topic Early Bewicke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Bewicke Notables 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 Bewicke, or a spelling variation of the surname include: William Berwicke who settled in Virginia in 1648; James Berwick who settled in New Orleans in 1821.
The Bewicke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bewicke 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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