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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, landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Johan Otto Reidy, aged 34, landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Peter Reidy, aged 16, landed in Pennsylvania in 1739

Reidy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeremiah Reidy, who arrived in New York in 1846
  • Maria Reidy, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1864

Reidy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Reidy, aged 39, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Catherine Reidy, aged 25, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Christopher Reidy arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Annie Reidy, aged 12, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Mary Reidy 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. 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. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. 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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