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Tee Early Origins



The surname Tee was first found in Nottingham where they were known as the Barons Tyes and even before the Conquest were a family great significance in that shire and in the county of Rutland. However, one of the first records of the name was found much further to the south at Mousehole in Cornwall. " This place, which is also called Port Enys, is situated on the western shore of Mount's bay in the English Channel; and though at present only a large fishing-village, was formerly of considerable importance. In 1293, Henry de Tyes obtained for it the grant of a market on Tuesday, to which was afterwards added a fair on the festival of St. Barnabas." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Tee Spelling Variations


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Tee Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tye, Tee, Tyes, Tigh and others.

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Tee Early History


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Tee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tee research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1313, 1321, 1342, 1350, 1324, 1505, 1572, 1620 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Tee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tee Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Baron Tyes of Nottingham; Christopher Tye (c.1505-c.1572), an English composer and organist; and Robert Tighe (died 1620), an English cleric and linguist...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tee In Ireland


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Tee In Ireland



Some of the Tee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tee Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abigail Tee, who arrived in Virginia in 1665

Tee Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Tee, who arrived in America in 1811

Tee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ben Tee, who landed in Mississippi in 1901

Tee Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Silvester Tee was married at St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1793 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Tee Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Michael Tee arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Buckinghamshire 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • George Tee, aged 30, a shepherd, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Gloucester"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tee (post 1700)



  • Willie Tee (1944-2007), American keyboardist, songwriter, singer, and producer
  • Brian Tee (b. 1977), American actor
  • Larry Tee (b. 1959), American DJ, club promoter, and music producer
  • Richard Tee (1943-1993), American pianist, studio musician, singer, and arranger
  • Elsa Tee (1917-2006), British actress

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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The Tee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tee 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 10 February 2016 at 10:19.

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