Early Origins of the Phaddgwyn family
The surname Phaddgwyn was first found in Dumfriesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn 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.
Early History of the Phaddgwyn family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Phaddgwyn 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 Phaddgwyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Phaddgwyn Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Padyn, Padian, Padgen, Padine, Paddon and others.
Early Notables of the Phaddgwyn family (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 Phaddgwyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Phaddgwyn family to Ireland
Some of the Phaddgwyn 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.
Migration of the Phaddgwyn family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James and John Paddon arrived in New York in 1823; C. Paden arrived in San Francisco in 1850; Bridget, James, Maria, Mary and Richard Padian all arrived in New York in 1847..