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The history of the Beazell family goes back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the family living in Beasley, in the county of Lancashire.

Beazell Early Origins



The surname Beazell was first found in Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Beazell Spelling Variations


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Beazell Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Beazell include Beazley, Beasley, Beasely, Beesely, Beesley, Bezley, Beasey and many more.

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Beazell Early History


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Beazell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beazell research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beazell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beazell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beazell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Beazell In Ireland


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Beazell In Ireland



Some of the Beazell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Beazell or a variant listed above: Bennet Beasley who settled in Virginia in 1755; John Beasley settled in New England in 1751; Richard Beasley settled in New England in 1753; Richard Beazley arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beazell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beazell (post 1700)



  • B. F. Beazell, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1920

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Beazell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Beazell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beazell 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 13 November 2015 at 10:32.

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