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Glencross Early Origins



The surname Glencross was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat as a Border Clan in defense of the western marches of Scotland.

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Glencross Spelling Variations


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Glencross Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glencor, Glencors, Glencorse, Glencross, Glencrash, Glencrose and many more.

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Glencross Early History


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Glencross Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glencross research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1317, 1480, 1526, 1580, 1581, 1590, 1603, and 1609 are included under the topic Early Glencross History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glencross Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glencross Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glencross 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 were:

Glencross Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Glencross, who arrived in New York in 1713 [1]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)

Glencross Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charlotte Glencross, aged 34, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1911
  • John Glencross, aged 6, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1911
  • Margt. Glencross, aged 8, who settled in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1911
  • Thomas Glencross, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1917
  • Richard Glencross, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Glencross Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Parker Glencross, aged 27, who emigrated to Halifax, Canada, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glencross (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glencross (post 1700)



  • Eleanor Glencross (1876-1950), Australian feminist and housewives' advocate
  • Richard Glencross, Artist
  • Hamish Glencross (b. 1978), British guitarist
  • Curtis Glencross (b. 1982), Canadian NHL hockey player
  • Brian Glencross OAM (b. 1941), Australian silver and bronze medalist field hockey player

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  9. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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The Glencross Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glencross 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 3 November 2012 at 01:14.

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