tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in one of various settlements called
, Leicester, and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cadebey research.Another 252 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1201, 1218, 1379, 1500 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Cadebey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cadebey has been spelled many different ways, including Cadby, Cadeby, Kaddeby, Cadebi, Cathebi, Caudby and many more.
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cadebeys to arrive in North America: Thos. Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; Tho Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; and Stephen Cadby, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1840 and 1843..