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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



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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Heriot Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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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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