Pease History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Pease family
The surname Pease was first found in the Orkney
Islands, where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland
to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Pease family
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Early Notables of the Pease family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pease family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pease Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Pease, who settled in Salem in 1630
- Henry Pease, who settled in Boston in 1630
- Ursula Pease, who settled with her husband in Barbados in 1678
Pease Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- George Pease, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
Contemporary Notables of the name Pease (post 1700)
- Edward Pease (1711-1785), American progenitor of the Pease family of industrialists and philanthropists from Fishlake, Yorkshire
- Heather Pease, American synchronized swimmer
- Alfred Humphreys Pease (1838-1882), American composer
- Joseph Edward Pease (1921-2013), 3rd Baron Gainford
- Joseph Pease (1889-1971), 2nd Baron Gainford
- Joseph Albert "Jack" Pease PC, DL, JP (1860-1943), 1st Baron Gainford, British businessman and Liberal politician
- Edward Pease (1767-1858), British woollen manufacturer from Darlington, the main promoter of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, the "Father of the Railways"
- Captain Harl Pease Jr., American soldier, awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1942
- Sir Richard Pease (b. 1890), Yorkshire mining executive and 2nd Baronet Pease, of Hummersknott
- Dr. Rendel Pease (1922-2004), English physicist, known for his nuclear fusion research
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Historic Events for the Pease family
- Mr. Reginald Cecil Pease, British Ordinary Telegraphist, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html
Suggested Readings for the name Pease
- The Ancestors and Descendants of the Honorable Calvin Pease and Laura Grant Risley, Pease, his Wife, of Suffield, Ct., Rutland VT., and Warren, OH by Allene Beaumont Duty.
- A Genealogical and Historical Record of the Descendants of John Pease, Sen., Last of Enfield, Conn. by David Pease.
Pease Family Crest Products
- ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
- ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html