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Betty Early Origins



The surname Betty was first found in Roxburghshire, Scotland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Betty Spelling Variations


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Betty Spelling Variations



The name Betty, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Beattie, Beatty, Beaty, Beatie, Betay, Bety and others.

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Betty Early History


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Betty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Betty research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1597, 1603, 1735, 1771, and 1803 are included under the topic Early Betty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Betty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Betty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Betty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Betty In Ireland


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Betty In Ireland



Some of the Betty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Betty family, or who bore a variation of the surname Betty were

Betty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Arthur Betty, who arrived in Maryland in 1678

Betty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Betty, who landed in Virginia in 1702
  • Thomas Betty, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Francis Betty, who landed in Virginia in 1716
  • Thomas Betty, who landed in North Carolina in 1748
  • Mr Betty, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1772
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Betty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Betty, aged 45, arrived in New York in 1812

Betty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry S. Betty arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  • William Betty, aged 18, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Marion"
  • Charles Betty, aged 25, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Sumner"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Betty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Betty (post 1700)



  • Charles Garrett "Garry" Betty (1957-2007), American President and CEO of EarthLink (1996-2007)
  • William Henry West Betty (1791-1874), English actor

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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: Lumen coeleste sequamur
Motto Translation: May we follow heavenly inspiration.


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See Also


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Citations


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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Betty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Betty 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 6 October 2016 at 07:53.

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