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Reidy Early Origins



The surname Reidy was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Reidy Spelling Variations


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Reidy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reddy, Reddie, Readdie, Reedie, Reidie and others.

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Reidy Early History


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Reidy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reidy research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Reidy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reidy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reidy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Reidy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reidy In Ireland


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Reidy In Ireland



Some of the Reidy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 232 words (17 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:

Reidy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Reidy, aged 19, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johan Otto Reidy, aged 34, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Reidy, aged 16, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Reidy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeremiah Reidy, who arrived in New York in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Maria Reidy, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Reidy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Reidy, aged 39, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Catherine Reidy, aged 25, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Christopher Reidy, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Annie Reidy, aged 12, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Mary Reidy, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edwin Fox" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reidy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reidy (post 1700)



  • William N. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County 1st District, 1949-52
  • Sarah Reidy, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008
  • Michael J. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920
  • Michael B. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Naugatuck; Defeated, 1904; Elected 1906, 1908
  • John F. Reidy (b. 1893), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1924-33
  • Edward L. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Winchester; Elected 1902, 1904
  • Ben T. Reidy, American Republican politician, Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943

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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  2. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  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. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  11. ...

The Reidy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reidy 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 3 November 2015 at 10:01.

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