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McCourtie Early Origins



The surname McCourtie 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.

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McCourtie Spelling Variations


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McCourtie Spelling Variations



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.

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McCourtie Early History


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McCourtie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCourtie research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1471, 1473, 1544, and 1627 are included under the topic Early McCourtie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCourtie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCourtie Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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McCourtie In Ireland


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McCourtie In Ireland



Some of the McCourtie 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.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander McCordy, who settled in Boston in 1767; John McCord, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1813; James McCourt, aged 25; who settled in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1820.

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCourtie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCourtie (post 1700)



  • Kristin McCourtie, American art department assistant, known for her wok on Round the Twist (2000)
  • William Herbert Lee McCourtie (1872-1933), American oil tycoon and philanthropist who had built the W. H. L. McCourtie Estate in Somerset Center, Michigan, designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1991

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    3. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The McCourtie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCourtie 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 24 May 2016 at 05:21.

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