Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Botty was a name used for a person with a striking physique.
Early Origins of the Botty family
Hampshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Botty family
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Botty Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Botty include Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.
Early Notables of the Botty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Botty family to Ireland
Some of the Botty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Botty family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Botty were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Thomas Body who settled in Virginia in 1636; followed by Robert in 1645; John Body settled in Pennsylvania in 1682; John Bodie settled in Frederick county Maryland in 1794.
Contemporary Notables of the name Botty (post 1700)
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