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Early Origins of the Beat family


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

Early History of the Beat family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beat research.
Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1344, 1344, 1375, 1466, 1654 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Beat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Beat Spelling Variations


Although the name, Beat, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Beats, Beatts, Beat, Beet, Beatt, Bet, Bett and many more.

Early Notables of the Beat family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Beat 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 Beat family name Beat, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Beat Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Beat, who arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621 [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 Beat, who landed in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1649 [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)
  • Nicholas Beat, who landed in Maryland in 1670 [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)

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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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