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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. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. 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).
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    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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