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The name Bedemon comes from one of the family having worked as a person hired to pray for another's soul after his death. The surname Bedemon is derived from the Old English terms bede, which means prayer, and man, which means man. In medieval England, there were also beadhouses, or almshouses for the poor, where the inhabitants were required to pray for their benefactors. In a publication by Skelton in 1528, he wrote of Other smale mynisters, as reders and singers, bedemen and bellringers.

Early Origins of the Bedemon family


The surname Bedemon was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Early History of the Bedemon family

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Early History of the Bedemon family


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Bedemon Spelling Variations

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Bedemon Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bedemon have been found, including: Beadman, Bedman, Bedeman, Bedemon, Beadmann and many more.

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Early Notables of the Bedemon family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Bedemon family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bedemon family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Bedemon family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bedemon, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Elizabeth Beadman who arrived in Virginia in 1650.

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