Early Origins of the Anney family
The surname Anney was first found in Yorkshire
where "the pedigree begins with Sir William de Anne, Constable of the Castle of Tickhill in the time of Edward II." CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
Hunter states about this family: "it is a single instance of the male line being maintained in its ancient port and rank out of all gentry of the Deanery of Doncaster, summoned to appear before the Heralds in 1584."
Early History of the Anney family
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Anney Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Anney have been found, including Anne, Any, Ann, Anny, Annie, Hanne, Hanny, Hanney and others.
Early Notables of the Anney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Anney family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Anney, or a variant listed above: Christian Anne who arrived in Virginia in 1658; and Conrad Anne who arrived in Philadelphia in 1806