Early Origins of the Kelday family
Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from very early times on the old lands of Keltie, near Callander.
Early History of the Kelday family
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Kelday Spelling Variations
hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Kelday has been spelled Keltie, Kelty, Keltey and others.
Early Notables of the Kelday family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kelday family to the New World and Oceana
In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Kelday: B. Kelty who settled in Boston Massachusetts with eleven children in 1822; John and Thomas M'Coller Kelty settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kelday (post 1700)
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