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Where did the Scottish Cathro family come from? What is the Scottish Cathro family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cathro family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cathro family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cathro, Cathraw, Cathrope, Cathrow, Cathroe and many more.
First found in Angus, where they held a family seat in their territories of Strcathro. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Perth when William Cathraw was a businessman in 1509.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cathro research. Another 132 words(9 lines of text) covering the year 1745 is included under the topic Early Cathro History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Cathro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
The Cathro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cathro 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.
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