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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.

Dargue Early Origins



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.

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Dargue Spelling Variations


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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.

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Dargue Early History


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Dargue Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dargue research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Dargue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dargue Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dargue Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Dargue In Ireland


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Dargue In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Ameri ca. 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dargue (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dargue (post 1700)




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Dargue Historic Events


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Dargue Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • 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 on May 29th 1914

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dargue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dargue 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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