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Where did the Scottish McCraken family come from? What is the Scottish McCraken family crest and coat of arms? When did the McCraken family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the McCraken family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCracken, MacCrachen, MacCrackan, MacCrackin and others.
First found in Wigtown, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCraken research. Another 157 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1526 and 1536 are included under the topic Early McCraken History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early McCraken Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the McCraken family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 304 words(22 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McCraken Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The McCraken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCraken 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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