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Harrelson Early Origins



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.

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Harrelson Spelling Variations


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Harrelson Spelling Variations



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

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Harrelson Early History


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Harrelson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harrelson research. Another 149 words (11 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.

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Harrelson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harrelson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harrelson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harrelson In Ireland


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Harrelson In Ireland



Some of the Harrelson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 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



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harrelson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harrelson (post 1700)



  • Wallace C. Harrelson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996
  • William Louis Harrelson (b. 1913), American politician, Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1941-42; Member of South Carolina State Senate from Marion County, 1953-56
  • Thomas J. Harrelson, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1986
  • Robert Harrelson, American Democrat politician, Member of New Mexico State Senate 16th District, 1937
  • Maxcy Clarence Harrelson, American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate from Marion County, 1925-32
  • Lisa Harrelson, American Republican politician, Chair of Ouachita County Republican Party, 2003
  • 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
  • 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
  • F. Marion Harrelson, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 12th District, 1964
  • William H. Harrelson, the second head football coach at the Nevada State University
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    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. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Harrelson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harrelson 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 16 December 2015 at 02:09.

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