Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the given name Adam, which is itself derived from the Latin name Adamus which means earth.
Early Origins of the MacAdym family
Annandale where they held a family seat at Kynemund.
Early History of the MacAdym family
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MacAdym Spelling Variations
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. MacAdym has been spelled many different ways, including Adam, Adams, MacAdam, MacAdams, MacCaw and others.
Early Notables of the MacAdym family (pre 1700)
Shropshire, who founded Adams' Grammar School in 1656; Sir Thomas Adams, 1st Baronet (1586-1667), Lord Mayor of the City of London and a Member of Parliament for the City of London...
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Migration of the MacAdym family to Ireland
Some of the MacAdym family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the MacAdym 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 MacAdyms to arrive in North America: Andrew Adams, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Dorothe Adams, who arrived in New England in 1635; Eede Adams, who came to Virginia in 1638; Christopher Adams, who came to Massachusetts in 1644.
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