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McCorvey Early Origins



The surname McCorvey was first found in Kirkcudbright, where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland in 1485 when John Makcorwis was a witness at Mayboill in Ayrshire.

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McCorvey Spelling Variations


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McCorvey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCorvie, MacKervaie, MacKorvie, MacCorwis, MacKorwis, MacKerras, MacCorvey, MacKervey, MacKorvey, MacCerras and many more.

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McCorvey Early History


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McCorvey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCorvey research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1678 and 1713 are included under the topic Early McCorvey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCorvey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCorvey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McCorvey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCorvey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Murphy McCorvey, who landed in North Carolina in 1783

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCorvey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCorvey (post 1700)



  • Kezarrick Montines McCorvey, former professional American NFL football wide receiver for three seasons for the Detroit Lions
  • Norma Leah McCorvey (b. 1947), better known by the legal pseudonym "Jane Roe", American plaintiff in the famous lawsuit Roe v. Wade

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The McCorvey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCorvey 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.

    This page was last modified on 3 July 2014 at 15:01.

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