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The surname Shedee is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It is derived from the Old English word "scydd," meaning "hovel, shed," and thus refers to a "dweller at the hovel."

Shedee Early Origins



The surname Shedee was first found in Yorkshire where bearers of the name have lived since early times. During the years after the Conquest, England was dominated by the Normans, and the presence of Anglo-Saxon surnames was dwarfed by the sudden influx of French. Many of these surnames survived, however, and the written history of the Shedee family dates back to this ancient period.

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Shedee Spelling Variations


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Shedee Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shedd, Shed, Shede, Shead, Sched and others.

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Shedee Early History


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Shedee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shedee research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1327, 1524, 1642 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Shedee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shedee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shedee Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shedee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shedee In Ireland


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Shedee In Ireland



Some of the Shedee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 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 or some of its variants were: Daniel Shed, who settled in Massachusetts in 1643; James Shed, who immigrated to Virginia in 1740; Thomas Shed, who took an oath of allegiance in Pennsylvania in 1777.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Shedee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shedee 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 27 November 2013 at 13:01.

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