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McCaddon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



McCaddon is a name that dates far back into the mists of early British history to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes. It is derived from the given name Adam, which is itself derived from the Latin name Adamus which means earth.

Early Origins of the McCaddon family


The surname McCaddon was first found in Annandale where they held a family seat at Kynemund.

Early History of the McCaddon family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCaddon research.
Another 371 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1189, 1329, 1460, 1281, 1327, 1891, 1585, 1661, 1656, 1586, 1667, 1654, 1655, 1656, 1658, 1626, 1698, 1651, 1719, 1685, 1719, 1695, 1697, 1689, 1748, 1662, 1720, 1712, 1720 and are included under the topic Early McCaddon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McCaddon Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like McCaddon are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name McCaddon include: Adam, Adams, MacAdam, MacAdams, MacCaw and others.

Early Notables of the McCaddon family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst bearers of this family name during their early history was William Adams (1585-1661), London Haberdasher born in Newport, 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 McCaddon family to Ireland


Some of the McCaddon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McCaddon family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name McCaddon or a variant listed above:

McCaddon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph L. McCaddon, aged 50, originally from Southampton, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Paris" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7L-Z5Q : 6 December 2014), Jos. L. McCaddon, 21 Dec 1896; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Paris, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McCaddon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • J. McCaddon, aged 39, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Celtic" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX6T-FYQ : 6 December 2014), J. McCaddon, 11 Jan 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Stanley C. McCaddon, aged 51, who arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Hamburg" from Naples, Italy [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJNS-5WP : 6 December 2014), Stanley C. McCaddon, 02 May 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Theodore D. McCaddon, aged 68, who arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Hamburg" from Naples, Italy [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJNS-5WR : 6 December 2014), Theodore D. McCaddon, 02 May 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7L-Z5Q : 6 December 2014), Jos. L. McCaddon, 21 Dec 1896; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Paris, 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:JX6T-FYQ : 6 December 2014), J. McCaddon, 11 Jan 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJNS-5WP : 6 December 2014), Stanley C. McCaddon, 02 May 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJNS-5WR : 6 December 2014), Theodore D. McCaddon, 02 May 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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