Early Origins of the Reidpath family
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 Reidpath family
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Reidpath Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Reidpath occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Redpath, Ridpath, Reidpath, Ridpeth, Redpeth and others.
Early Notables of the Reidpath family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Reidpath family to Ireland
Some of the Reidpath family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Reidpath family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Reidpath, or a spelling variation of the surname include:
Reidpath Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Reidpath Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Reidpath (post 1700)
Reidpath Family Crest Products