The current generations of the McClone family have inherited a surname that was first used hundreds of years ago by descendants of the ancient Scottish tribe called the Picts
. The McClone family lived in the lands of Clunie in Stormmot, Perthshire
where the name can be found since very early times.
Early Origins of the McClone family
The surname McClone was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, 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.
Early History of the McClone family
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McClone Spelling Variations
Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations
. In various documents, McClone has been spelled Clunie, Clooney, Cloon, Cloone, Clowney, Clune, Cluney, Clunis and many more.
Early Notables of the McClone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McClone family to the New World and Oceana
The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name McClone:
McClone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John McClone, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name McClone (post 1700)
- Anthony M. McClone (1876-1938), American businessman and politician, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1919