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Caskie Early Origins



The surname Caskie was first found in Galloway (Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, that formerly consisted of the counties of Wigtown (West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (East Galloway), where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Caskie Spelling Variations


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Caskie Spelling Variations



In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Caskie has appeared as Caskie, Caskey, Macaskey, MacCaskie, McAskie, McCaskie and many more.

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Caskie Early History


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Caskie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caskie research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1494, 1588, and 1688 are included under the topic Early Caskie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Caskie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Caskie Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Caskie In Ireland


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Caskie In Ireland



Some of the Caskie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North Ameri ca. Among them:

Caskie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • a family by the name of Caskie, settled in Washington about the year 1640

Caskie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Caskie, who arrived in America in 1807
  • John Caskie, who landed in America in 1807

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Contemporary Notables of the name Caskie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Caskie (post 1700)



  • Marion Maxwell Caskie (b. 1890), American Democrat politician, Staff for Southern Railway office in Washington, 1906-11
  • John Samuels Caskie (1821-1869), American Democrat politician, Circuit Judge in Virginia, 1846-49; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1851-59

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Caskie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Caskie 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.

    This page was last modified on 30 November 2015 at 14:00.

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