Early Origins of the Beachcraft family
Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Beachcraft family
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Beachcraft Spelling Variations
Although the name, Beachcraft, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Beecroft, Becroft, Becraft, Bearcroft and others.
Early Notables of the Beachcraft family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beachcraft family to the New World and Oceana
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 Beachcraft family name Beachcraft, or who bore a variation of the surname were E. J. Beecraft arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1750.
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