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The name MacKeler was first used by the ancient Strathclyde-Briton people of the Scottish/English Borderlands. The first MacKeler family lived at Keilor, in Angus.

Early Origins of the MacKeler family


The surname MacKeler was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, 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.

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Early History of the MacKeler family

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Early History of the MacKeler family


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Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1476, 1383 and 1797 are included under the topic Early MacKeler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacKeler Spelling Variations

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MacKeler Spelling Variations


Surnames that evolved in Scotland in the Middle Ages often appear under many spelling variations. These are due to the practice of spelling according to sound in the era before dictionaries had standardized the English language. MacKeler has appeared as Keller, Kellar, Keeler, Keilor, Keiler, Keillor, Keiller, Kelour, MacKeller and many more.

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Early Notables of the MacKeler family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the MacKeler family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the MacKeler family to Ireland

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Migration of the MacKeler family to Ireland


Some of the MacKeler family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the MacKeler family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the MacKeler family to the New World and Oceana


The North American colonies beckoned, with their ample land and opportunity as their freedom from the persecution suffered by so many Clan families back home. Many Scots even fought against England in the American War of Independence to gain this freedom. Recently, clan societies have allowed the ancestors of these brave Scottish settlers to rediscover their familial roots. Among them: Adam Keller arrived in Philadelphia in 1840.

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Historic Events for the MacKeler family

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Historic Events for the MacKeler family



Bismarck

  • Heinz Mäckeler (1919-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class – Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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  1. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class – Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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