MacK History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the MacK family

The surname MacK was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the MacK family

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MacK Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mack, Mak, Makke, Make and others.

Early Notables of the MacK family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the MacK family to Ireland

Some of the MacK family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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MacK migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacK Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Henry Mack, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1651
  • Henry Mack, who arrived in America in 1652 [1]
  • William Mack, who arrived in Maryland in 1652 [1]
  • Patrick Mack, who arrived in Maryland in 1674 [1]
  • Daniel Mack, who landed in Maryland in 1674 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
MacK Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Alexander Mack, who landed in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Alexander Mack who settled in Virginia in 1720
  • Alexander, Ann-Margaret, and Felt Mack, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Alixander, Mack Jr., who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]
  • Feltes Mack, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
MacK Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Edward Mack, aged 47, who arrived in Virginia in 1812 [1]
  • Mar C Mack, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Joh Jos Mack, who landed in Missouri in 1837 [1]
  • A. M. Elis Mack, who arrived in Missouri in 1837
  • James Mack, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841 [1]
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MacK Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • James Ferdinand Mack, who landed in Wisconsin in 1919 [1]

MacK migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacK Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Joel Mack, who landed in Canada in 1828
  • Mary Mack, aged 20, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Ward" from Limerick, Ireland
  • Catherine Mack, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1835
  • Miss. Mary Mack, aged 2 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Wandsworth" departing from the port of Dublin, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on 20th May 1847 [2]
  • Mrs. Mary Munro Mack, aged 50 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Caithness-shire" departing from the port of Belfast, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on 15th June 1847 [2]
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MacK migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

MacK Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • M. Mack, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1849 [3]
  • Margaret Mack, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849 [4]
  • James Mack, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Macedon" [5]
  • Mary Mack, aged 24, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Emerald Isle" [6]
  • Bridget Mack, aged 28, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Emerald Isle" [6]
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MacK migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

MacK Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Margaret Mack, (b. 1841), aged 21, British general servant travelling from London aboard the ship "Echunga" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 24th December 1862 [7]
  • Miss Margaret Mack, (b. 1850), aged 21, Irish general servant from County Clare, Ireland, travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship 'Merope' arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 25th August 1871 [7]
  • Mr. John Mack, (b. 1850), aged 25, Scottish settler travelling from Glasgow aboard the ship "Peter Denny" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand on 25th November 1875 [8]
  • Mrs. Ann Mack, (b. 1852), aged 23, Scottish settler travelling from Glasgow aboard the ship "Peter Denny" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand on 25th November 1875 [8]
  • Mr. John Mack, (b. 1872), aged 3, Scottish settler travelling from Glasgow aboard the ship "Peter Denny" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand on 25th November 1875 [8]
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Contemporary Notables of the name MacK (post 1700)

  • Cecil Mack (1883-1944), American composer, lyricist and music publisher
  • Andrew Mack (1863-1931), American vaudevillian, actor, singer and songwriter
  • Timothy "Tim" Mack (b. 1972), American pole vaulter and Olympic champion
  • Lonnie Mack (b. 1941), American rock and blues guitarist/vocalist
  • Allison Mack (b. 1982), American actress
  • Caroline Mack, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 17th District, 1974 [9]
  • Bryan Mack, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1928, 1936 [9]
  • Andrew Mack, American politician, Mayor of Detroit, Michigan, 1834 [9]
  • Alvin E. Mack, American Republican politician, Mayor of Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1889; Defeated, 1889 [9]
  • Ally Mack, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980 [9]
  • ... (Another 68 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the MacK family

Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)
  • William Edward Mack (1958-1988), American Puppeteer from New York, New York, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [10]
RMS Titanic
  • Mrs. Mary Mack (d. 1912), (née Lacy), aged 57, English Second Class passenger from Southampton, Hampshire who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett [11]

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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. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 40)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CAROLINE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Caroline.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm
  5. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 11 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MACEDON 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/macedon1853.shtml
  6. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 17th January 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Emerald Isle 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/emeraldisle1854.shtml
  7. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  8. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  9. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  10. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html
  11. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html
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