Early Origins of the Kadey family
The surname Kadey was first found in 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 Kadey family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kadey research.Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1155, 1527, 1380, 1450 and 1,00 are included under the topic Early Kadey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kadey Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Kadey has been spelled many different ways, including Cade, Cady, Cadye, Kadye, Caddy, Caddey, Kade, Kady and many more.
Early Notables of the Kadey 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... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kadey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kadey family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Kadeys to arrive in North America: Ellen Cady who settled in Boston in 1850; William Caddy settled in Barbados in 1634; George Caddy settled in New York in 1841.