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Sheddan Early Origins



The surname Sheddan was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the 12th century.

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Sheddan Spelling Variations


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Sheddan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shedden, Sheddan, Sheddans, Sheddens and others.

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Sheddan Early History


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Sheddan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sheddan research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1708, 1759, and 1798 are included under the topic Early Sheddan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sheddan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sheddan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sheddan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sheddan In Ireland


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Sheddan In Ireland



Some of the Sheddan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 245 words (18 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:

Sheddan Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Sheddan, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1758
  • Robert Sheddan, who settled in Portsmouth, VA in 1759
  • John Sheddan, who arrived in Virginia in 1788 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sheddan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sheddan (post 1700)



  • Leona Sheddan, American Executive director of the Jacksonville Humane Society
  • Richard Sheddan, Chief Operating Officer at Memorial Hospital of Gulfport, Clarksville, TN
  • Squadron Leader Cornelius James "Jim" Sheddan (1918-2010), New Zealand, WWI flying Ace in the RNZAF

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fidem Meam Observabo
Motto Translation: I will keep my faith.


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Sheddan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sheddan 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 14 March 2017 at 15:30.

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