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The surname McClurkin was first found in on the island of Islay, in the Hebredean group where they held a family seat in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located in Nerebie and they became associated as a sept of the MacLean Clan. Allegiances were important in this terrain. The Hebridean Islands were a refuge from Government intrusion. By the 17th century they were also found on the mainland.

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacLurgan, MacLerkin, McLurkin, McClurkin, McGlurgin, McLurgen, McLerkin, McLercan, McLurcan, McLergan and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McClurkin research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1675 is included under the topic Early McClurkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McClurkin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas McClurkin, who settled in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1773

McClurkin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James McClurkin, who arrived in New York, NY in 1823
  • Samuel McClurkin, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1829
  • Charles McClurkin, who came to Philadelphia in 1868
  • Matthew McClurkin, who arrived in Kansas sometime between 1885 and 1979

McClurkin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • F.K. McClurkin, aged 65, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Mary McClurkin, aged 52, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Sarah Hoey McClurkin, aged 26, who landed in America from Ardrossan, Scotland, in 1922
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  • Donald Andrew "Donnie" McClurkin Jr. (b. 1959), American contemporary Gospel recording artist, winner of three-time Grammy winner, ten Stellar awards, two BET awards and two Soul Train awards
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The McClurkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McClurkin 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.

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