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Rodney History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Rodney family


The surname Rodney was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Rodney family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodney research.
Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1507, and 1784 are included under the topic Early Rodney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rodney Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rodez, Roder, Rodaiz, Rodais, Rodet, Rauddez, Rauder, Raudet and many more.

Early Notables of the Rodney family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rodney family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rodney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Rodney, aged 34, who landed in New York in 1832 [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)
  • Joseph Rodney, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Rodney Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Sgt. George Bridges Rodney U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he died in New Brunswick [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Rodney Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anne Rodney, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1820

Rodney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rodney, aged 21, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"

Contemporary Notables of the name Rodney (post 1700)


  • August Rodney (1905-1984), American Major League Baseball player, coach, scout
  • George B. Rodney (1803-1883), American lawyer and U.S. Representative from Delaware
  • Thomas Rodney (1744-1811), American lawyer and Continental Congressman from Delaware
  • Fernando Rodney (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
  • Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), American merchant, Governor and U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Caleb Rodney (1767-1840), American merchant and Governor of Delaware
  • Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), American signer of Declaration of Independence
  • Earl Rodney, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 17th District, 1990 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), American politician, Representative from Delaware at-large, 1822-23; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1826-27 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Caesar Augustus Rodney (1772-1824), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1803-05, 1821-22; U.S. Attorney General, 1807-11 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Rodney family



HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Edward Rodney, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html


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