Loughead History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Loughead family

The surname Loughead was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Loughead family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loughead research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1296 is included under the topic Early Loughead History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loughead Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lochhead, Lochead, Lockhead, Lockheed and others.

Early Notables of the Loughead family (pre 1700)

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Loughead migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loughead Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Cath Loughead, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1811 [1]
  • Edward Loughead, who landed in America in 1811 [1]
  • John Loughead, aged 21, who landed in New York, NY in 1812 [1]
  • Robert Loughead, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1812 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Loughead (post 1700)

  • Allan Haines Loughead (1889-1969), formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company in 1912 with his brother Malcolm, the company would later become the Lockheed Aircraft Company
  • Robert Loughead, American politician, U.S. Consul in Londonderry, 1845-54 [2]
  • Laura Loughead, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980 [2]
  • Kenneth R. Loughead, American politician, Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1996, 1998, 2000 [2]
  • Bruce Loughead, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 45th District, 1972 [2]

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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