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Beecraft Early Origins



The surname Beecraft was first found in Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Beecraft Spelling Variations


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Beecraft Spelling Variations



The name Beecraft, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Beecroft, Becroft, Becraft, Bearcroft and others.

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Beecraft Early History


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Beecraft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beecraft research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 170 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Beecraft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beecraft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beecraft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beecraft 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. 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." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Beecraft family, or who bore a variation of the surname Beecraft were

Beecraft Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • E. J. Beecraft, who arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1750

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Beecraft Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. 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.
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The Beecraft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beecraft 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 17 July 2014 at 14:24.

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