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Kady History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Kady family


The surname Kady 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 Kady family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kady research.
Another 67 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1155, 1527, 1380, 1450 and 1,00 are included under the topic Early Kady History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kady Spelling Variations


Kady has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Cade, Cady, Cadye, Kadye, Caddy, Caddey, Kade, Kady and many more.

Early Notables of the Kady 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 Kady family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Kadys to arrive on North American shores:

Kady Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Maggie Kady, aged 19, originally from Ballonlough, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Queenstown, Ireland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX23-LMQ : 6 December 2014), Maggie Kady, 27 Sep 1907; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ellen Kady, aged 19, originally from Ballonlough, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Queenstown, Ireland [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX23-LM7 : 6 December 2014), Ellen Kady, 27 Sep 1907; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Kady Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Kady, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX23-LMQ : 6 December 2014), Maggie Kady, 27 Sep 1907; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX23-LM7 : 6 December 2014), Ellen Kady, 27 Sep 1907; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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