Delve into the history of the Addy Family Tree using the links below. We hope you find these resources useful whilst you are researching your Addy Family Tree !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 1275 people with the Addy surname? In that year Addy was ranked number 2348 for popularity in the UK.|
"ADDIE, ADDY, ADDS, EAME, EDDDE, EDIE.
These names are pet or double diminutives
of ADAM, q.v., and were common in Edinburgh
and in Aberdeenshire in the seventeenth
century. Adam Reid, familiar servitor of King
James rv is referred to in 1513 as Ade Rede.
William Ade of Inverkeithing rendered
homage in 1296 (Bain, n, p. 188), and Andreas
Ade is recorded in Edinburgh in 1357. Donald
Ade was a presbyter in the diocese of Dunblane
in 1465, James Ade was a witness in
Linlithgow in 1536 (Johnsoun), and David Aidye
(Adye or Ady) and Salomon /Edie were
admitted burgesses of Aberdeen in 1591 and 1607
(NSCM., i, p. 81, 96, 105). Payment was
made in 1606 "for horss hyir to Dauid Aidye
to pas to Strathaquhin" (SCM., v, p. 79),
probably the David Aidye who appears as
member of council of Aberdeen in 1624 (CRA.,
p. 393). William Aidy was one of the regents
of Marischal College in 1644, and in 1670
it was judicially proven that Alexander Aidy
"now in Dantzik, in the kingdome of Polland,
who went from this burgh Aberdeen about
thretie-thrie yeirs or therby, is the laufull sone
of vmquhill David Aidy burgess of the said
burgh (SCM., v, p. 348). Aedie of Moneaght
an old family of Aberdeen burgesses. There
were also Adies of Newark in Aberdeenshire;
and James Adie sat in parliament for Perth
in 1596 (Stodart, n, p. 315). George Cardno
Adie from New Byth served in the first Great
War (Turriff). Adie 1688, ^die 1688, Aiddie
1613, Aidie 1678, Eddie 1689, Edie 1686;
(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Addy family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
|Ancestry.com Global records search results for the Addy family.|
|Ancestry.com US records search results for the Addy family.|
|Ancestry.co.uk UK records search results for the Addy family.|
|Ancestry.ca Canadian records search results for the Addy family.|
|Ancestry.com.au Australian records search results for the Addy family.|
Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Addy ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
Have you reached a brick wall in your Addy Tree?
Visit our Addy DNA page to find out more.
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Addy Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Addy family tree.
Explore Addy Parish Records at Find My Past.
Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Addy family using the FreeBMD database.
Explore Genealogy Bank for Addy family records.
Look at MyHeritage for Addy family data.
Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Addy family.
Research the Addy surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Addy Military records.
Look at World Vital Records for information on the Addy family.
|Did you know that there are currently 1636 people with the Addy surname in the UK? Addy is now ranked number 2589 for popularity in the UK.|
Look at WikiTree for user contributed Addy family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Addy data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Investigate MyTrees for information on the Addy family and people looking to contact living Addy relations.
Search GENi for Addy family records.
Look at One Great Family for Addy records submitted by people who are already researching the Addy Genealogy .
Find your Irish Addy relatives on findmypast.ie
Research the Addy surname using Genealogy.com forums .
|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Addy surname in the USA? Addy is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Addy family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Research the Addy surname using the Genealogy Today database .
|Obo Addy||Obo Addy (born 1936) is an Ghanaian drummer and dancer who was one of the first native African musicians to bring the fusion of traditional folk music and Western pop music known as "worldbeat" to Europe and then to the Pacific Northwest of the United States in the late 1970s.|
|Mark Addy||Mark Addy Johnson (born 14 January 1964) is a British actor, best known for his role as blue-collar father Bill Miller in the US sitcom "Still Standing" and the British film "The Full Monty".|
|Mustapha Tettey Addy||Mustapha Tettey Addy (born 1942 in Avenor, Accra, Ghana) is a renowned Ghanaian drummer and ethnomusicologist.|
|Wesley Addy||Robert Wesley Addy (4 August 1913 ? 31 December 1996) was an American actor.|
|Bob Addy||Robert Edward "Bob" Addy (February 1845 ? April 9 1910), nicknamed "The Magnet", was an American right fielder and second baseman in Major League Baseball, whose professional career spanned from in the National Association to in the National League.|
|Gifty Addy||Gifty Addy (born 19 January 1984 in Accra) is a Ghanaian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.|
|Mark Addy||Mark Addy AM (1838 ? 9 June 1890) was a publican and champion oarsman, from Manchester, England who was awarded the Albert Medal (lifesaving) (AM), and a number of other honours, for the rescue of over 50 people from the then highly-polluted River Irwell in the 19th century.|
|Jangy Addy||Jangy Addy (born 2 March 1985) is a Liberian decathlete.|
|Sidney Oldall Addy||Sidney Oldall Addy (9 January 1848 ? 15 November 1933) was an English author of books on folklore and history.|