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Baity History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Baity family


The surname Baity was first found in Roxburghshire, Scotland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Baity family


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Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1597, 1603, 1735, 1771, and 1803 are included under the topic Early Baity History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baity Spelling Variations


The name, Baity, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Beattie, Beatty, Beaty, Beatie, Betay, Bety and others.

Early Notables of the Baity family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Baity family to Ireland


Some of the Baity family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baity family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Baity surname who came to North America were:

Baity Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lewis Baity, aged 59, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • William Baity, aged 31, who landed in America from Liscard, in 1905
  • Mrs. Jefferson Baity, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1908
  • James L. Baity, aged 51, who landed in America, in 1922
  • Martha M. Baity, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1922

The Baity Motto


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.


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