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Where did the Scottish Peace family come from? What is the Scottish Peace family crest and coat of arms? When did the Peace family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Peace family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Peace, Pease, Paise and others.

First found in the Orkney Islands, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peace research. Another 285 words(20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peace History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Peace Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Anthony Peace, who settled in Virginia in 1650
  • Anthony Peace, who landed in Virginia in 1650
  • Rich Peace, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • John Peace, who landed in Virginia in 1658
  • Elizabeth Peace, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Peace, who settled in Virginia in 1764

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • James, John, and Thomas Peace, who all arrived in Philadelphia between 1820 and 1866


  • J. Stephen "Steve" Peace (b. 1953), American film writer and producer, and Democrat politician
  • David Peace (b. 1967), English author
  • Joshua Peace, Canadian actor
  • Heather Peace (b. 1975), English actress and musician


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  2. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  5. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  11. ...

The Peace Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peace 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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