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MacGoffery Early Origins



The surname MacGoffery was first found in Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held a family seat as chiefs of their sept. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Derry.

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MacGoffery Early History


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MacGoffery Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacGoffery research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacGoffery History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacGoffery Spelling Variations


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MacGoffery Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacShaffrey, MacJeffery, MacGeoffery, Shaffrey, Shaffery, MacGofrey, MacGoffery, Magofrey, Mageffery and many more.

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MacGoffery Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacGoffery Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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