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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. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    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 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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