Scotland was the first to use the name Keltner. They lived in the lands of Keltie, which were found near Callander in the county of Perth.
Early Origins of the Keltner family
Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from very early times on the old lands of Keltie, near Callander.
Early History of the Keltner family
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Keltner Spelling Variations
spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Keltner has been spelled Keltie, Kelty, Keltey and others.
Early Notables of the Keltner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Keltner family to the New World and Oceana
In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Keltner: B. Kelty who settled in Boston Massachusetts with eleven children in 1822; John and Thomas M'Coller Kelty settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820.
Contemporary Notables of the name Keltner (post 1700)
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