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Where did the English Smiddy family come from? What is the English Smiddy family crest and coat of arms? When did the Smiddy family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Smiddy family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Smethwick, Smithwick, Smithick and others.
First found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Smethwick, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Smiddy research. Another 257 words(18 lines of text) covering the year 1400 is included under the topic Early Smiddy History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Smiddy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Smiddy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 131 words(9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Smithick who settled in Virginia in 1675; William Smithwick settled in Barbados in 1679 with his servants; Ed Smithwike settled in North Carolina in 1675.
The Smiddy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Smiddy 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.
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