Early Origins of the Gandey family
Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1327 when John Gameday held estates in the county. The name was originally Gandow.
Early History of the Gandey family
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Gandey Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Gandy, Gandey, Gameday, Candy, Candey, Ganty, Canty and many more.
Early Notables of the Gandey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gandey family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Gandey were among those contributors:
Gandey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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