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Where did the Scottish Creach family come from? What is the Scottish Creach family crest and coat of arms? When did the Creach family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Creach family history?The saga of the Creach family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts. They lived in the lands of Creech in Fife.
Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Creach has been written Creech, Creich, Creigh, Craich, Creych, Creyche and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Creach research. Another 233 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1241, 1544, and 1611 are included under the topic Early Creach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 27 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Creach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Creach:
Creach Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Creach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Creach 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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