Lawdes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Lawdes family
The surname Lawdes was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat on the lands of Lathis from very early times. The first recorded Chief of the name was Thomas Laithis "of that Ilk."
Early History of the Lawdes family
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Lawdes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Latto, Lawtie, Laithis, Lautie, Latta, Lattay, Lathes, Lawta, Lawty, Lawtye, Lawtay, Lathis and many more.
Early Notables of the Lawdes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lawdes family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hamilton, James and John Latta, who settled in Philadelphia between 1738 and 1867; Alexander Lawtey settled in St. Christopher in 1716; William Latta settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1768.
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