Beatt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Beatt family

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

Important Dates for the Beatt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beatt research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1344, 1344, 1375, 1466, 1654 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Beatt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Beatt Spelling Variations

The name, Beatt, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Beats, Beatts, Beat, Beet, Beatt, Bet, Bett and many more.

Early Notables of the Beatt family (pre 1700)

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Beatt migration to the United States

The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Beatt surname who came to North America were:

Beatt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Beatt, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
Beatt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Jane Beatt, aged 46, originally from Carnoustie, Scotland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Southampton, England [1]
  • Grace Beatt, aged 26, originally from Carnoustie, Scotland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Southampton, England [2]
  • James R. Beatt, aged 69, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Pikepool" from Marseilles, France [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Beatt (post 1700)

  • Peter Stewart Beatt, Canadian political candidate for the People's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation in 1945

Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZG-4PP : 6 December 2014), Jane Beatt, 13 Jun 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZG-4P5 : 6 December 2014), Grace Beatt, 13 Jun 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NM-R62 : 6 December 2014), James R. Beatt, 16 Nov 1921; citing departure port Marseilles, France, arrival port New York, ship name Pikepool, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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