Early Origins of the Adday family
The surname Adday was first found in the county of Berwickshire
, where "Ade Rede, William Ade of Inverkeithin rendered homage [to King Edward I] in 1296." CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Early History of the Adday family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adday research.Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1500, 1634, 1708, 1675, 1734, 1685 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Adday History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Adday Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Adday occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Ade, Addie, Addy, Addey, Eadie, Eddie, Edie, Edey, Aidie, Aidy, Aiddye, Adie and many more.
Early Notables of the Adday family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was William Ade; and John Etty of York (c.
1634-1708), an English architect and craftsman; and his son, William Etty (c.
1675-1734), an English architect and craftsman, best known for designing Holy Trinity Church, Leeds and probably Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland. Many... Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Adday Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Adday family to Ireland
Some of the Adday family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Adday family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Adday, or a spelling variation of the surname include: William Addy who was fined in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1635 for working on a Sunday; John Ade, his wife, two sons and two daughters, settled in America in 1709.