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The Benteboe name was coined by the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Benteboe was originally a name given to someone who worked as a person employed as an archer which is derived from the Old English words bend, which means to bend, and bowe which means bow.

Benteboe Early Origins



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

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Benteboe Spelling Variations


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Benteboe Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Benteboe are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Benteboe include: Benbow, Bendbow, Benbowe, Bendbowe, Benbough, Bendebowe and many more.

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Benteboe Early History


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Benteboe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Benteboe research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1349, 1440, 1545, 1585, 1607, 1623, 1653, 1653, 1702, 1702, 1883, 1681, 1708 and 1729 are included under the topic Early Benteboe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Benteboe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Benteboe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Rear-Admiral John Benbow (1653-1702), whose most famous exploit took place in August 1702 when he kept up a running fight for four days with a French squadron off St Marta in the West Indies after being deserted by most of his fleet, eponym of three...

Another 117 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Benteboe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Benteboe or a variant listed above: Ann Benbow who sailed to Virginia in 1652.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Benteboe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Benteboe 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 11 September 2013 at 10:20.

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