Peete History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Peete family
The surname Peete was first found in the Palatinate, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Important Dates for the Peete family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peete research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1747, 1784, 1615, 1676, 1624, 1677, 1614, 1652, 1667, 1727, 1779, 1827, 1819, 1895, 1864, 1856 and 1918 are included under the topic Early Peete History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Peete Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Peter, Petter, Peeter, Peetter, Peater, Peatter, Peters, Petersen, Peer, Peers and many more.
Early Notables of the Peete family (pre 1700)
Notables with the name Peete during this period were Catharina Peeters (1615-1676), Flemish Baroque painter noted for painting seascapes; Johannes (or Jan) Peeters (1624-1677), a Flemish Baroque painter who specialized in seascapes and shipwrecks; Bonaventura Peeters the Elder (1614-1652), a Flemish painter, draughtsman and etcher; John Peeters or Pieters (1667-1727), born in Antwerp, Belgium, a Belgium painter related to Bonaventura Peeters who emigrated to England, nicknamed "Doctor Peeters" for his restoration of damaged pictures and drawings.
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Peete migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Peete Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Peete, who arrived in Virginia in 1652 
Contemporary Notables of the name Peete (post 1700)
- Calvin Peete (1943-2015), American professional golfer, the most successful African-American on the PGA Tour with 12 wins, prior to Tiger Woods
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)