Early Origins of the Reedpath family
The surname Reedpath was first found in Berwickshire
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 Reedpath family
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Reedpath Spelling Variations
The name, Reedpath, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Redpath, Ridpath, Reidpath, Ridpeth, Redpeth and others.
Early Notables of the Reedpath family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Reedpath family to Ireland
Some of the Reedpath family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Reedpath family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Reedpath surname who came to North America were: John Redpath, a stonemason, who settled in Montreal in 1816; John and Mary Redpath who settled in Maryland in 1775; Edward Redpath settled in Philadelphia in 1853.