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Harrelson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Harrelson family


The surname Harrelson was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, 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 Harrelson family


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Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Harrelson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Harrelson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Harold, Harald, Harrell, Hirrell, Hurrell and others.

Early Notables of the Harrelson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Harrelson family to Ireland


Some of the Harrelson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Harrelson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Harrelson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W D Harrelson, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Harrelson (post 1700)


  • William H. Harrelson, the second head football coach at the Nevada State University
  • John William Harrelson (1885-1955), American educator, First Chancellor of North Carolina State University
  • Brett V. Harrelson (b. 1963), American actor, brother of Woody Harrelson
  • William "Bill" Charles Harrelson (b. 1945), American retired Major League Baseball player
  • Kenneth Smith Harrelson (b. 1941), American retired Major League Baseball first baseman and outfielder nicknamed "The Hawk"
  • Derrel McKinley "Bud" Harrelson (b. 1944), American retired Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (b. 1961), two-time American Academy Award and seven-time Emmy Award nominated actor
  • Lisa Harrelson, American Republican politician, Chair of Ouachita County Republican Party, 2003 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Leaun Harrelson (1918-1973), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 2nd District, 1949-54; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Pershing Harrelson (1919-2003), American Democrat politician, Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1957-60, 1991-94; Member of South Carolina State Senate, 1963-76 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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