The story of the Dargue family is rich with Scottish history. It begins in the ancient kingdom of Dalriada where Dargue evolved as a name for some who lived in the village of Dargie, in the parish of Liff-Benvie in Angus.
Early Origins of the Dargue family
The surname Dargue was first found in Angus
(Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland
, and present day Council Area of Angus
, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Dargue family
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Dargue Spelling Variations
Historical recordings of the name Dargue include many spelling variations
. They include They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. Dargie, Dargey, Dargy, Dairgy, Dairgie, Dairgey and others.
Early Notables of the Dargue family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dargue family to Ireland
Some of the Dargue family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dargue family to the New World and Oceana
Scottish settlers arrived in many of the communities that became the backbones of the United States and Canada. Many stayed, but some headed west for the endless open country of the prairies. In the American War of Independence
, many Scots who remained loyal to England
re-settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots across North America were able to recover much of their lost heritage in the 20th century as Clan
societies and highland games sprang up across North America. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Dargues to arrive on North American shores:
Dargue Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Dargue, who arrived in New York in 1827 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Dargue (post 1700)
- Major-General Herbert Arthur Dargue (1886-1941), American Commanding General 3rd Air Task Force (1941) CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, January 10) Herbert Dargue. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Dargue/Herbert_Arthur/USA.html
Historic Events for the Dargue family
- Mrs. Annie Isabella Dargue (1871-1914), née Barrass Canadian Second Class Passenger from Kenota, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html