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Early Origins of the Reidy family


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.

Early History of the Reidy family


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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.

Reidy Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Reidy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Reidy family to Ireland


Some of the Reidy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Reidy family to the New World and Oceana


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.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Reidy (post 1700)


  • Thomas H. Reidy, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 10 aerial victories
  • William N. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County 1st District, 1949-52 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sarah Reidy, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Michael J. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Michael B. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Naugatuck; Defeated, 1904; Elected 1906, 1908 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John F. Reidy (b. 1893), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1924-33 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward L. Reidy, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Winchester; Elected 1902, 1904 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ben T. Reidy, American Republican politician, Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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