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MacCracken Early Origins



The surname MacCracken was first found in Wigtown (Gaelic: Siorrachd Bhaile na h-Uige), formerly a county in southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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MacCracken Spelling Variations


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MacCracken Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCracken, MacCrachen, MacCrackan, MacCrackin and others.

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MacCracken Early History


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MacCracken Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacCracken research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1526 and 1536 are included under the topic Early MacCracken History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCracken Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacCracken Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacCracken Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCracken In Ireland


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MacCracken In Ireland



Some of the MacCracken family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 304 words (22 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

MacCracken Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert MacCracken, who landed in New York, NY in 1811
  • Alexander MacCracken, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • Alexander, MacCracken Jr., who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • Joseph MacCracken, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • David, Henry, James, John, Nathanial, Patrick, Robert, Ross, Thomas, and William MacCracken all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCracken (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCracken (post 1700)



  • S. L. MacCracken, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1960, 1964
  • Henry F. MacCracken, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1904
  • Paul MacCracken, American Publisher
  • Henry Mitchell MacCracken (1840-1918), American educator

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MacCracken Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    4. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    5. 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.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The MacCracken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacCracken 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 12 November 2015 at 09:12.

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