Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early Origins of the Kethkart family
Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Friù), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland.
Early History of the Kethkart family
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Kethkart Spelling Variations
spelling variations in Scottish names. Kethkart has been spelled Cathcart, Cathert, Kethkert, Kethkart and others.
Early Notables of the Kethkart family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kethkart family to Ireland
Some of the Kethkart family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kethkart family to the New World and Oceana
In such difficult times, the difficulties of raising the money to cross the Atlantic to North America did not seem so large compared to the problems of keeping a family together in Scotland. It was a journey well worth the cost, since it was rewarded with land and freedom the Scots could not find at home. The American War of Independence solidified that freedom, and many of those settlers went on to play important parts in the forging of a great nation. Among them: Robert Cathcart who settled in New England in 1730; Alexander, Gabriel, James, John, Paul, Robert, Thomas, William Cathcart all arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1800 and 1840..
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