Bapty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bapty family
The surname Bapty was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Bapty family
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Bapty Spelling Variations
The name Bapty, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Baptie, Badby, Bapty, Badbie, Badbee, Baddeby, Badbe and many more.
Early Notables of the Bapty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bapty family
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 Bapty family, or who bore a variation of the surname Bapty were John Badeby who arrived in Virginia in 1623; Audre Batbie, aged 11, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pans, France, in 1907; Jean Batbie, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pau, France, in 1916.
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