from ancient times.
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Although the name, Badey, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Beattie, Beatty, Beaty, Beatie, Betay, Bety and others.
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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Badey family name Badey, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Badey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Rich Badey, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Posen, in 1893
Badey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Kalman Badey, aged 26, who settled in America from Sovar, in 1902
- Harry Badey, who emigrated to the United States from Steham, So'ton, in 1920
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Lumen coeleste sequamur
Motto Translation: May we follow heavenly inspiration.