Beats History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Beats family

The surname Beats was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Beats family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beats research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1344, 1344, 1375, 1466, 1654 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Beats History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Beats Spelling Variations

The name Beats, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Beats, Beatts, Beat, Beet, Beatt, Bet, Bett and many more.

Early Notables of the Beats family (pre 1700)

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Beats migration to the United States

The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Beats family, or who bore a variation of the surname Beats were

Beats Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Henry Beats, who arrived in Virginia in 1639 [1]
Beats Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Adam Beats, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Cathrina Beats, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Jerich Beats, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Magdalena Beats, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Maria Beats, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Beats Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mary Beats, who settled in Norfolk Virginia in 1823

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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