Early Origins of the Neades family
The surname Neades was first found in Lincolnshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when held estates in that county.
Early History of the Neades family
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Neades Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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. Neades has been spelled many different ways, including Neame, Neame, Neem, Neeme, Name, Neme and others.
Early Notables of the Neades family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Neades 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 Neadess to arrive in North America:
Neades Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Neades, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1894
Neades Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Bessie Neades, aged 37, who emigrated to America from Sydney, Australia, in 1904
- Bessie Neades, aged 43, who emigrated to New York, U.S.A., in 1912