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Bettinson Early Origins



The surname Bettinson was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Bettinson Spelling Variations


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Bettinson Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Bettinson has undergone many spelling variations, including Betenson, Bettenson, Bettison, Betison, Betynson, Bettynson, Bettson, Betson and many more.

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Bettinson Early History


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Bettinson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bettinson research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, 1602, 1663, 1675, 1679, 1688, 1733, 1762, and 1786 are included under the topic Early Bettinson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bettinson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bettinson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bettinson 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Bettinson were among those contributors:

Bettinson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jesse Bettinson, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Leora Bettinson, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Sydney Bettinson, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Harry Bettinson, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1894

Bettinson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ada Ellen Bettinson, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Barrow, England, in 1922

Bettinson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • J. Bettinson who arrived in Ontario in 1879

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Bettinson Historic Events


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Bettinson Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Walter Edward Bettinson (1919-1941), Australian Leading Seaman from Croydon, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Qui sera sera
Motto Translation: Whatever will be.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Bettinson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bettinson 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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