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Beed History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Beed family


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.

Early History of the Beed family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Beed family (pre 1700)


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

Migration of the Beed family to the New World and Oceana


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 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Beed Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Phillip Beed, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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