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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
  • Willis H. Landrum, American politician, Member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Shelby and Sabine, 1836-37
  • William Landrum, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964
  • William Rufus Landrum (b. 1877), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1924, 1928
  • Robert K. Landrum, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1974
  • Phillip Mitchell Landrum (1907-1990), American Democrat politician, lawyer
  • Leah Landrum, American Democrat politician, Member of Arizona State House of Representatives 23rd District; Elected 1998; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2000
  • John Morgan Landrum (1815-1861), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1859-61
  • John J. Landrum, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1876
  • James M. Landrum, American politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Walton County, 1865
  • ... (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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landrum Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  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. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  9. 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).
  10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
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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.

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