and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Although the name, Baptay, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Baptie, Badby, Bapty, Badbie, Badbee, Baddeby, Badbe and many more.
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 Baptay family name Baptay, or who bore a variation of the surname were John Badeby who arrived in Virginia in 1623; Audre Batbie, aged 11, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Pans, France, in 1907; Jean Batbie, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Pau, France, in 1916.