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Beadle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



It was among those Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain that the name Beadle was formed. The name was derived from the name of a medieval court official called a beadle. A beadle performed similar duties to those of a bailiff in a modern court of law, as well as acting as a sort of town crier, and later as a constable of the parish.


Early Origins of the Beadle family


The surname Beadle was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Beadle family


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Beadle Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Beadle include Beadell, Beadle, Beadles, Beedle, Beedell, Bedle and others.

Early Notables of the Beadle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Beadle family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Beadle were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Beadle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gabriel Beadle, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1607 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Beadle, who landed in Jamestown, Va in 1607 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John and Gabriel Beadle, who settled in Virginia in 1608
  • John Beadle who settled in Barbados in 1634
  • Jon Beadle, who arrived in Virginia in 1636 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Beadle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Beadle, who settled in Maryland in 1725

Beadle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Beadle, who arrived in New York, NY in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • William, Beadle Jr., who landed in New York, NY in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Stephen Beadle, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Beadle Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Beadle, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Robert Beadle, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Beadle Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Chauncey Beadle, who landed in Canada in 1833

Contemporary Notables of the name Beadle (post 1700)


  • William J. Beadle, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Alhambra, California, 1934-48 (acting, 1934-39)
  • William Henry Harrison Beadle (1838-1915), American Republican politician, Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lawyer; Member of Republican National Committee from Dakota Territory, 1872-; Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1877-79;
  • Tracy Beadle, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Chemung County, 1862
  • John Beadle, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1812-13, 1814-15, 1818-19
  • Harvey James Beadle (1915-1994), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 21st District, 1959-62; Defeated, 1954, 1956, 1962 ; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 12th District, 1964
  • Francis D. Beadle (1899-1983), American Republican politician, Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Insurance and real estate business; Justice of the peace; Member of Michigan State Senate, 1951-68 (11th District 1951-54, 34th District 1955-64, 28th District 1965-68);
  • Erastus Flavel Beadle (1821-1894), American Republican politician, Publisher of dime novels; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1892
  • Chester Charles Beadle, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 21st District, 1961
  • George Wells Beadle (1903-1989), American biologist, who shared a 1958 Nobel Prize
  • Alfred N Beadle V (1927-1998), American modernistic architect
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  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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