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The McClaskey surname evolved from the Irish Gaelicnames O Cathain or Mac Cathain.

McClaskey Early Origins



The surname McClaskey was first found in County Londonderry (Irish: Doire), a Northern Irish county also known as Derry, in the province of Ulster, where they were a branch of the O'Kanes.

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McClaskey Spelling Variations


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McClaskey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McCloskey, McCluskey, McClaskey, McCloskie, McLoskie, McCleskey and many more.

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McClaskey Early History


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McClaskey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McClaskey research. Another 398 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1617, 1720, 1790, 1810, 1875, and 1885 are included under the topic Early McClaskey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McClaskey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McClaskey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McClaskey Notables 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:

McClaskey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Arte McClaskey, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1745

McClaskey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard McClaskey, aged 26, landed in Pennsylvania in 1812
  • Arthur McClaskey, who landed in New York in 1819
  • Peter McClaskey, who arrived in Maryland in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name McClaskey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McClaskey (post 1700)



  • Michael McClaskey, American actor, known for his roles in The Spring (1989)
  • Tod McClaskey, American businessman, co-founder of Red Lion Hotels in 1959 which was sold in 1984 for $600 million, now known as Red Lion Hotels Corporation with 145 million in annual sales
  • Jackie McClaskey, American Secretary of Agriculture in Kansas
  • Walter Donald McClaskey (1918-1988), American politician, Member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1973-1986)
  • Harry Haley McClaskey (1882-1941), birth name of Henry Burr, Canadian singer of popular songs, an early radio performer and producer

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McClaskey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. 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).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    9. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The McClaskey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McClaskey 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 18 December 2015 at 09:59.

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