Early Origins of the Ahr family
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 the family has held a family seat from ancient times. One of the first on record was Reginald Ayr, who was Clerk of Ayr in 1287 and Albinus Ayr had a charter of lands from King Robert the Bruce in 1315.
Early History of the Ahr family
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Ahr Spelling Variations
Scotland. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Ahr has been spelled Ayer, Air, Ayre, Ayers and others.
Early Notables of the Ahr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ahr family to Ireland
Some of the Ahr family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ahr family to the New World and Oceana
Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them:
Ahr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Ahr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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