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Beatts Early Origins



The surname Beatts 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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Beatts Spelling Variations


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Beatts Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Beatts occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Beats, Beatts, Beat, Beet, Beatt, Bet, Bett and many more.

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Beatts Early History


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Beatts Early History



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

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Beatts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beatts Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beatts 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 Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Beatts, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Adam, Cathrin, Magdalen, and Maria Beats who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1732; Mary Beats settled in Norfolk Virginia in 1823; Richard Beate settled in Virginia in 1653.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beatts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beatts (post 1700)



  • Anne Beatts (b. 1947), American Primetime Emmy Award winning comedy writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) and Nightlife (1989)

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Beatts Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Beatts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beatts 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 9 November 2016 at 07:31.

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