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landrum Early Origins



The surname landrum was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The name Lendrum is thought to be of local origin from the place so named near Turriff, Aberdeenshire. The Celtic word "lendrum" means 'moor of the ridge.' The earliest mention of a variation of the name is of a Thomas Leintron, who was a baillie in St.Andrews, 13 miles south of Dundee in 1582.

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landrum Spelling Variations


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landrum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Landrum, Lendrum, Lentrum and others.

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landrum Early History


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landrum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landrum research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1620 and 1656 are included under the topic Early landrum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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landrum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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landrum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early landrum 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 were:

landrum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Landrum, who arrived in New York in 1811
  • George Landrum, who arrived in New York in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Larkin Landrum was recorded in Texas in 1846
  • B. Landrum, J. H. Landrum, and W. Landrum arrived at the port of San Francisco in 1850-51
  • J H Landrum, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name landrum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name landrum (post 1700)



  • Thomas William Landrum (b. 1957), American former right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Major-General Eugene Manuel Landrum (1891-1967), American Commanding General 71st Division (1944) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 2) Eugene Landrum. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Landrum/Eugene_Manuel/USA.html
  • Reverend John Landrum, eponym of Landrum, South Carolina who donated land for the original train depot in 1880
  • Philip M Landrum (1907-1990), American member of Congress from Georgia
  • Dan Landrum (b. 1961), American hammered dulcimer player
  • John Morgan Landrum (1815-1861), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1859-61 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John J. Landrum, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1876 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James M. Landrum, American politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Walton County, 1865 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Clarence U. Landrum, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1949-52 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • C. U. Landrum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name landrum


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Suggested Readings for the name landrum



  • The Landrum Family of Fayette County, Georgia by Joel P. Shedd.

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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 2) Eugene Landrum. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Landrum/Eugene_Manuel/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The landrum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The landrum 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 16 March 2017 at 17:00.

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