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Beat Early Origins



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.

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Beat Spelling Variations


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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.

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Beat Early History


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Beat Early History



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.

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Beat Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beat Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beat Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Atlanti c. 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
  • John Beat, who landed in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1649
  • Nicholas Beat, who landed in Maryland in 1670

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Beat Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beat Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 March 2014 at 09:57.

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