Arders History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Arders family
The surname Arders was first found in the county of Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, in south eastern Scotland where they have held a family seat from ancient times. The Arthur family traced their descent from King Aedan Mac Gabrain, King of Dalriada, whose mother was a British Princess, and named his eldest son Arthur, and he was believed to be the first Gael to bear the name. The family name was recorded in the late 6th and early 7th century.
Early History of the Arders family
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Arders Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Archibure, Arthuwire, Artheor, Arthurs, Arture, Harthawr, Artair, Artuir and many more.
Early Notables of the Arders family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan from early times was James Arthur (d. 1670?), Irish divine, born at Limerick, and professed himself a Dominican friar in the abbey of St. Stephen, Salamanca. "In 1642 he retired to the convent of St. Dominic in Lisbon, and there, according to Quetif and Echard, died on 1 Feb. 1644. Ware says that he survived...
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Migration of the Arders family to Ireland
Some of the Arders family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Arders family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Arthur who settled in Virginia in 1623. Another Arthur settled in Barbados in 1679. Alexander Arthur arrived in Philadelphia in 1808; and many more..
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