Bies History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bies family

The surname Bies was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Bies family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bies research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1250 and 1300 are included under the topic Early Bies History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bies Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bye, Buy, Boy, Bouie, Bluy, Buie, By, Biye, Bie and others.

Early Notables of the Bies family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Bies family to Ireland

Some of the Bies family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 38 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Bies family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James By who settled in Virginia in 1660; Sarah Bye who settled in Virginia in 1731; John Buy settled in Pennsylvania in 1682; Robert Boy settled in Boston Massachusetts in New England in 1652.


Contemporary Notables of the name Bies (post 1700) +

  • Garey Bies (b. 1946), American politician and former deputy sheriff from Sister Bay, Wisconsin, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly (2001-2015)
  • Don Bies (b. 1937), American professional PGA golfer who has had 15 career wins on the tour
  • Susan Schmidt Bies (b. 1947), American Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (2001-2007)
  • Rauno Bies (b. 1961), Finnish bronze medalist sport shooter who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics


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