from early times and held the lands of Heriot, and were found there as early as 1164, when Henry of Heriot witnessed a document by Joceline, the Bishop of Glasgow.
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The name, Harriet, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Harriet surname who came to North America were:
Harriet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mr. Harriet who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1820
- Roger Harriet, who settled in South Carolina in 1822