Early Origins of the McCort family
The surname McCort was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times. First records of this family appeared on the census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the McCort family
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McCort Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacCord, McCord, MacCoard, McCoard, MacCourt, McCourt, McCourtie, McCordie, McCourty, McCordy, M'Cord, M'Corde, Makcorde, Mac Cuarta and many more.
Early Notables of the McCort family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCort family to Ireland
Some of the McCort family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 327 words (23 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the McCort family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McCort Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Peter McCort, who arrived in New York, NY in 1827 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 McCort (post 1700)
- John Joseph McCort (1860-1936), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Altoona, Pennsylvania, from 1920 until his death in 1936