Skeates History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Skeates family
The surname Skeates was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.
Early History of the Skeates family
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Skeates Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Skeates family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Skeates family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Skeach arrived in Philadelphia in 1877.
Contemporary Notables of the name Skeates (post 1700)
- Steve Skeates (b. 1943), American multiple award winning comic book creator known for his work on such titles as Aquaman, Hawk and Dove, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, and Plop!
- Major General Stuart Richard Skeates CBE (b. 1966), British Army officer, Standing Joint Force Commander
Historic Events for the Skeates family
- Mr. William Skeates, aged 26, English Fireman/Stoker from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 5 CITATION[CLOSE]
Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html
Skeates Family Crest Products
- ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html