The surname McColloch was first found in Wigtownshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Bhaile na h-Uige), formerly a county in southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
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Migration of the McColloch family to Ireland
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Major Samuel McColloch, American officer who when attacked by Native Americans during the American Revolutionary War spurred his horse over the edge of a hill about 300 feet in height in present-day Wheeling, West Virginia; he and his horse survived and the location and feat is now known as McColloch's Leap
Claude Charles McColloch (1888-1959), American attorney and jurist, Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon (1937-1959), Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon (1954-1958)
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