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Early Origins of the McIlvain family


The surname McIlvain was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, 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.

Early History of the McIlvain family


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McIlvain Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.

Early Notables of the McIlvain family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the McIlvain family to Ireland


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Migration of the McIlvain family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McIlvain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William McIlvain, aged 38, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Liverpool & Queenstown [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-7JC : 6 December 2014), Wm. McIlvain, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McIlvain Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Suzanne McIlvain, aged 18, originally from Pittsburg, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lafayette" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-WTR : 6 December 2014), Suzanne McIlvain, 18 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Robert W McIlvain, aged 45, originally from Columbus, Ohio, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Olympic" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66S-G22 : 6 December 2014), Robert W McIlvain, 28 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name McIlvain (post 1700)


  • Bill McIlvain (b. 1932), American politician, Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1969-1973) and (1977-1990), Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1989-1991)
  • Thompkins McIlvain, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-7JC : 6 December 2014), Wm. McIlvain, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-WTR : 6 December 2014), Suzanne McIlvain, 18 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66S-G22 : 6 December 2014), Robert W McIlvain, 28 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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