Picts. The ancestors of the Dalketty family lived in the parish of Dalgetty in Fife and from the lands of the same name in Aberdeenshire.
Early Origins of the Dalketty family
Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, 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.
Early History of the Dalketty family
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Dalketty Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling gradually became standardized. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound. Names were often recorded under different spelling variations every time they were written. Dalketty has been written Dalgetty, Getty, Dalgety, Dalketty, Dalgaty and many more.
Early Notables of the Dalketty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dalketty family to the New World and Oceana
The crossing to North America did not seem so great in comparison with the hardships many Scots endured at home. It was long, expensive, and cramped, but also rewarding. North America offered land and the chance for settlers to prove themselves in a new place. And many did prove themselves as they fought to forge a new nation in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of those Scots can now experience much of their once-lost heritage through the Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up across North America in the last century. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Dalketty:
Dalketty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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