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Killough History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Killough family


The surname Killough was first found in Durham at Kelloe, a parish, partly in the union of Durham, and partly in that of Easington. "The manor of Kelloe, which is situated near the road from Stockton to Durham, and comprises about 1500 acres, appears to have given name to the family of Kelloe or Kellaw, of whom Richard de Kellaw, a native of the parish, was Bishop of Durham in 1311." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Killough family


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Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1273, 1453, 1549 and 1562 are included under the topic Early Killough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Killough Spelling Variations


The name, Killough, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Kellow, Kello, Kelloe and others.

Early Notables of the Killough family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Killough family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Killough surname who came to North America were:

Killough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. H. Killough, aged 37, originally from Ireland, arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Aurania (1883)" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65W-XZS : 6 December 2014), J. H. Killough, 08 Nov 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Thos. Killough, aged 25, originally from Antrim, Ireland, arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Furnessia" from Londonderry, Ireland [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TH-X5Q : 6 December 2014), Thos. Killough, 24 Oct 1892; citing departure port Londonderry, arrival port New York, ship name Furnessia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Killough Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sarah Killough, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-RYH : 6 December 2014), Sarah Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jeanette Killough, aged 9, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-RYZ : 6 December 2014), Jeanette Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Boyd Killough, aged 13, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Liverpool, England [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-TZX : 6 December 2014), Boyd Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Killough (post 1700)


  • Karen Lee Killough (b. 1942), American veterinary radiographer and writer of science fiction mystery novels
  • Walter Killough, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert Charles Killough Jr. (1906-1961), American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1930 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65W-XZS : 6 December 2014), J. H. Killough, 08 Nov 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TH-X5Q : 6 December 2014), Thos. Killough, 24 Oct 1892; citing departure port Londonderry, arrival port New York, ship name Furnessia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-RYH : 6 December 2014), Sarah Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-RYZ : 6 December 2014), Jeanette Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-TZX : 6 December 2014), Boyd Killough, 09 Sep 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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