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Beed Early Origins



The surname Beed 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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Beed Spelling Variations


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Beed 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. Beed 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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Beed Early History


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Beed Early History



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

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Beed Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beed Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beed 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 Atlanti c. 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 Beed, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Beed Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Beed, who landed in Maryland in 1678

Beed Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Phillip Beed, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727

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Beed Family Crest Products


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Beed Family Crest Products




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See Also


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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. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Beed Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beed 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 25 March 2014 at 09:57.

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