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Peden Early Origins



The surname Peden was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Peden Spelling Variations


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Peden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Padyn, Padian, Padgen, Padine, Paddon and others.

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Peden Early History


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Peden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peden research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1235, 1376, 1472, 1605, 1590, 1626, 1686 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Peden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Peden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Alexander Peden (1626-1686), also known as Prophet Peden, one of the leading forces in the Covenanter movement. After the Restoration of Charles II, Peden had to leave his parish under the Middletons Ejectment Act in 1663. For ten years he wandered far and...

Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peden In Ireland


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Peden In Ireland



Some of the Peden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Janet Peden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772
  • Eliz'th Peden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772
  • Alex'r Peden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772
  • Alexander Peden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772
  • David Peden, who landed in South Carolina in 1772
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Peden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Peden, who settled in Baltimore sometime between 1802 and 1828
  • Edward Peden, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • James Peden, who settled in New York, NY in 1816
  • Robert Peden, who arrived in America in 1840
  • Thomas Peden, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Peden Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Adam G. Peden, who came to Ontario in 1871

Peden Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Peden, who came to Montreal in 1910

Peden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peden (post 1700)



  • Preston Elmer Peden (1914-1985), U.S. Representative from Oklahoma
  • Leslie Earl Peden (1923-2002), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • W. Chris Peden, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • Robert J. Peden, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Texas, 2000
  • Preston Elmer Peden (1914-1985), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 7th District, 1947-49
  • Katherine Peden, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1968
  • Allen V. Peden, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 1933
  • Technician Fifth Grade Forrest E Peden (d. 1945), American soldier awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1945
  • Alexander Peden (1626-1686), also known as Prophet Peden in Scotland was one of the leading forces in the Covenanter movement
  • Margaret Elizabeth Maynard Peden (1905-1981), Australian cricketer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Peden Historic Events


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Peden Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. David G Peden (b. 1913), Scottish Ordinary Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Glasgow, Scotland, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Peden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 October 2016 at 18:53.

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