Early Origins of the Rettie family
The surname Rettie 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 Rettie family
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Rettie Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Reddy, Reddie, Readdie, Reedie, Reidie and others.
Early Notables of the Rettie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rettie family to Ireland
Some of the Rettie 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.
Migration of the Rettie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Reddy settled in Boston in 1823; Patrick Reddy settled in New York in 1842 with his wife and two children; Archibald Reddie settled in Philadelphia in 1868..