Carberry History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Scottish history reveals Carberry was first used as a surname by the Strathclyde-Briton people. It was a name for someone who lived in the parish of Inveresk, Lothian, which was first recorded in the form Crebarrin, from the words Gaelic craobhm meaning "tree," and barran, meaning "hedge."

Early Origins of the Carberry family

The surname Carberry was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Carberry family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carberry research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1230 is included under the topic Early Carberry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carberry Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Carberry has been spelled Carberry, Carbarry, Carbery, Carbray, Carbury, Carbrey, Carbry, Carby, Crebarin and many more.

Early Notables of the Carberry family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Carberry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Carberry family to Ireland

Some of the Carberry family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carberry migration to the United States

Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them:

Carberry Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hugh Carberry, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1745 [1]
Carberry Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Carberry, aged 22, who landed in America in 1821 [1]
  • John Carberry, aged 48, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Ellen Carberry, aged 19, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Edward, James, John, Patrick, William Carberry, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1855

Carberry migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Carberry Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Rose Carberry, aged 26, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Rodney" [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Carberry (post 1700)

  • James F. Carberry, American journalist
  • Joseph Eugene Carberry (1887-1961), American pioneer aviator
  • Matthew C. Carberry (1911-1986), Sheriff of the City and County of San Francisco from 1956-1972
  • John Joseph Cardinal Carberry (1904-1998), American Roman Catholic bishop and Cardinal
  • Michael Carberry, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 [3]
  • Joseph Carberry, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Fond du Lac County 1st District, 1903-04 [3]
  • John P. Carberry, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 2nd District, 1940, 1948 [3]
  • James F. Carberry, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts, 1914 [3]
  • Glenn Carberry, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1988 [3]
  • Robert Carberry (b. 1931), former Scottish footballer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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