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Kirkconnell Early Origins



The surname Kirkconnell was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat they being a one time significant Clan of south western Scotland. In 1235, Michael Kirkconnel was Chief of the Clan and held all the lands of Kirconnel for himself and his clan.

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Kirkconnell Spelling Variations


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Kirkconnell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirkconnel, Kirkconnell, Kirkeconnel, Kirkeconnell, Kirconnel, Kirconnell, Kirkonnel and many more.

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Kirkconnell Early History


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Kirkconnell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirkconnell research. Another 409 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1280, 1296, 1296, 1304 and 1920 are included under the topic Early Kirkconnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirkconnell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirkconnell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kirkconnell Notables 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 or some of its variants were: William Kirkconnel arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1757.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirkconnell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirkconnell (post 1700)



  • Sandy Kirkconnell (b. 1870), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Bonacca, 1906-29
  • Watson Kirkconnell, President Emeritus, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, born Port Hope, Ontario, Canada 1895, granted Coat of Arms by Scottish Lord Lyon, and he or his successor may now be considered Chief of the Clan

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
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    The Kirkconnell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirkconnell 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 27 August 2016 at 19:26.

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