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Where did the English Beem family come from? What is the English Beem family crest and coat of arms? When did the Beem family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Beem family history?
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. Beem occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Beamish, Beemish, Beames and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beem research. Another 121 words(9 lines of text) covering the year 1950 is included under the topic Early Beem History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Beem Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Beem family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 71 words(5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
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 Beem, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Beem Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Beem Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Beem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beem 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.
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