McClurkin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the McClurkin family
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.
Early History of the McClurkin family
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McClurkin Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacLurgan, MacLerkin, McLurkin, McClurkin, McGlurgin, McLurgen, McLerkin, McLercan, McLurcan, McLergan and many more.
Early Notables of the McClurkin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McClurkin family to the New World and Oceana
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 settled in 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
Contemporary Notables of the name McClurkin (post 1700)
- 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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