England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Herefordshire. The name, however, is a reference to the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Monnay in the department of Orne, Normandy.
Early Origins of the Monney family
Herefordshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Monney family
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Monney Spelling Variations
hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Monney were recorded, including Money, Moneye, Monie and others.
Early Notables of the Monney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Monney family to Ireland
Some of the Monney family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Monney family to the New World and Oceana
The unstable environment in England at this time caused numerous families to board ships and leave in search of opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad in places like Ireland, Australia, and particularly the New World. The voyage was extremely difficult, however, and only taken at great expense. The cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels caused many to arrive diseased and starving, not to mention destitute from the enormous cost. Still opportunity in the emerging nations of Canada and the United States was far greater than at home and many went on to make important contributions to the cultures of their adopted countries. An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Monney arrived in North America very early:
Monney Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Monney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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