Early Origins of the Caty family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Caty family
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Caty Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Caty has been recorded under many different variations, including Cade, Cady, Cadye, Kadye, Caddy, Caddey, Kade, Kady and many more.
Early Notables of the Caty family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir John Caddy of Buckland Brewer; and Jack Cade (d. 1450), English rebel from Kent who led an unsuccessful...
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Migration of the Caty family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Caty or a variant listed above: Ellen Cady who settled in Boston in 1850; William Caddy settled in Barbados in 1634; George Caddy settled in New York in 1841.
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