Boernician clans of the Scottish-English border region. The Kellitch family lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region.)
Early Origins of the Kellitch family
Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland. More recently, leading seamen in the Commonwealth Navies addressed as "leader", and informally known as "kellicks" from the killick anchor which is the symbol of their rank.
Early History of the Kellitch family
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Kellitch Spelling Variations
Scotland, some names dating from that era often appear many different ways. Some spelling variations of Kellitch include Kellogg, Kellock, Kelloch, Kellog, Kellogh, MacKelloch, MacKellock and many more.
Early Notables of the Kellitch family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kellitch family to Ireland
Some of the Kellitch family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kellitch family to the New World and Oceana
The Boernician-Scottish people who came to North America were often nearly penniless when they arrived, and brought very few personal effects with them. Much Scottish heritage was lost in the process, and it is only this century that highland games, Clan societies, and other patriotic Scottish organizations have helped the ancestors of Scots to rediscover their national legacy. Kellitchs were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America: James Kellock, who was a servant, who arrived in Virginia in 1661; Alice Kellogg, who came to Hartford, CT in 1637; Daniel Kellogg, who arrived in Connecticut in 1651.
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