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Where did the English Cody family come from? What is the English Cody family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cody family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cody family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Archdeacon, Archdekin, Archdekyne, Arcedeckne, Archdecon, Archdicken, Ercadkne, Erchdeacon, Erchdekine, Archdeakin, Erdeacon, Cody, Codie and many more.
First found in the counties of Cornwall and Devon where they settled soon after the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D. In Norman, the family name was Archidiacne, which seriously questions the popular concept that the family name is derived from the office of Archdeacon.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cody research. Another 219 words(16 lines of text) covering the year 1300 is included under the topic Early Cody History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Cody Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Cody family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 121 words(9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cody Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Cody settled in Virginia in 1651
- Tho Cody, who landed in Virginia in 1651
- William Cody settled in Maryland in 1670
Cody Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- William Cody settled in Maryland in 1711
Cody Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Anne Cody arrived in New York in 1822
- Anne Cody, who arrived in New York in 1822
- Morris Cody, who landed in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1827
- James Cody, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1837
- Nicholas Cody, aged 30, arrived in Missouri in 1840
Cody Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Margaret Cody, who arrived in Alabama in 1924
- George Cody, who landed in Alabama in 1927
- George Cody landed in Alabama in 1927
Cody Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- John Cody, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1776
Cody Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Richard Cody, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1817
- Richard Cody made port in Nova Scotia in 1817
- Elijah Cody, who landed in Canada in 1828
- Michael Cody, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1830
- Stephen Cody, who arrived in Canada in 1834
Cody Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Patrick Cody, aged 44, a shepherd, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "James Fernie"
- Edward Cody, aged 23, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Carnatic"
- Michael Cody, aged 20, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Carnatic"
- Michael Cody, aged 19, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Clara"
Cody Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Lawrence Cody, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
- Patt Cody, aged 23, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
- Bill Cody Jr. (1925-1989), American motion picture child actor
- General Richard A Cody (b. 1950), retired United States Army officer who served as the 31st Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army from June 24, 2004 to July 31, 2008
- William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), American showman known as Buffalo Bill
- Sherwin Cody (1868-1959), American writer and entrepreneur
- Liza Cody (b. 1944), English crime fiction writer
- Samuel Franklin Cody (1867-1913), early pioneer of manned flight, most famous for his work on Cody War-Kites that were used in World War I
- Henry John Cody (1868-1951), Canadian clergyman and President of the University of Toronto from 1932 to 1945 and Chancellor from 1944 to 1947
- Mr. Michael Cody (d. 1914), British Trimmer from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
- Cody by Peggy M. Winston.
- Philip and Martha, Their Sons and Daughters by Aldus Morrill Cody.
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- Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
- Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
- Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
The Cody Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cody Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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