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Heriot Early Origins



The surname Heriot was first found in Midlothian where they held a family seat 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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Heriot Spelling Variations


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Heriot Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Heriot occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.

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Heriot Early History


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Heriot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heriot research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1424, 1450, 1537, 1563, 1624, 1759, and 1839 are included under the topic Early Heriot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heriot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heriot Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heriot 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Heriot, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Mr. Harriet who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1820; Roger Harriet settled in South Carolina in 1822; Andreas Herriot who settled in Maryland in 1743.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heriot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heriot (post 1700)



  • Nicole Heriot, American stage actress, singer, and dancer [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Nicole Heriot. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Nicole Heriot. Retrieved from http://www.nicoleheriot.com/
  • Edward Thomas Heriot (1793-1854), prominent South Carolina planter and physician
  • Corporal James Davidson Heriot (1890-1918), United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I
  • Joan E. Heriot (b. 1911), Canadian scientist and artist

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  1. ^ Nicole Heriot. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Nicole Heriot. Retrieved from http://www.nicoleheriot.com/

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Heriot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heriot 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 19 June 2017 at 08:51.

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