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Where did the English Harriott family come from? What is the English Harriott family crest and coat of arms? When did the Harriott family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Harriott family history?
Although the name, Harriott, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.
First found in Midlothian where they held a family seat from early times and held the lands of Heriot, and were found there as early as 1164, when Henry of Heriot witnessed a document by Joceline, the Bishop of Glasgow.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harriott research. Another 251 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1424, 1450, 1537, 1563, 1624, 1759, and 1839 are included under the topic Early Harriott History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 49 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harriott 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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Harriott family name Harriott, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Harriott Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Ambrose Harriott, who arrived in Maryland in 1673
Harriott Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- David Harriott, who landed in Maryland in 1743
Harriott Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- N S Harriott, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
- E. C. Harriott, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
- A.W. Harriott, aged 54, who emigrated to America, in 1894
- Elizabeth Harriott, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1896
Harriott Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Daniel F. Harriott, aged 41, who settled in America from Turks Island, in 1908
- Florentius Harriott, aged 64, who emigrated to the United States from Paget, Bermuda, in 1909
- Daniel F. Harriott, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
- Alice C. Harriott, aged 43, who landed in America, in 1910
- Alice M. Harriott, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
- Claude Harriott (b. 1981), Jamaican-born, American football defensive end in the UFL
- Ainsley Harriott (b. 1957), English celebrity chef and television presenter
- Joseph Arthurlin "Joe" Harriott (1928-1973), Jamaican jazz musician
- Derrick Clinton Harriott (b. 1939), Jamaican reggae musician and record producer
- John Edward Harriott (1797-1866), English-born, Canadian fur trader, Chief Factor for the Hudson's Bay Company, Saskatchewan District
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The Harriott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harriott 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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