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The surname Drumgoole has its origins in the ancient place name Dromgabhail, which was most likely in County Louth. The surname in turn spawned the name of the town Dromgoolestown, County Louth.

Drumgoole Early Origins



The surname Drumgoole was first found in County Louth (Irish: Lú) the smallest county in Ireland, located on the East coast, in the Province of Leinster, where a Robert de Dromgol is mentioned in a law case in 1299, and Robert de Dromgol was a coroner in 1311. The surname can be found in records such as the Hearth Money Rolls and Dowdall Deeds for County Louth from that time on.

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Drumgoole Spelling Variations


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Drumgoole Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drumgoole, Drumgould, Drumgold, Drumgol, Dromgoole and many more.

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Drumgoole Early History


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Drumgoole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drumgoole research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1635, 1690, 1695, 1720, 1750, 1781, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Drumgoole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drumgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drumgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Dr. Edward Dromgould (c.1635-c.1695), who was vicar-apostolic of Armagh and a friend of St. Oliver Plunkett; Col. John Dromgoole (1720-1781)...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drumgoole Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: P. Dromgoole, who settled in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario in 1829; John Drumgold, who was naturalized in New York in 1838; Christian Dromgoole, who arrived in Boston as a bonded passenger in 1847.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Drumgoole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Drumgoole (post 1700)



  • John Christopher Drumgoole (1816-1888), Irish-born, American Roman Catholic priest who worked tirelessly to help homeless youth in New York City, eponym of the Drumgoole Plaza, a New York City park
  • Noel Drumgoole (1931-1995), Irish hurler who played in the 1950s through the 1960s

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    4. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Drumgoole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drumgoole 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 6 June 2013 at 09:13.

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