McJorrie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the McJorrie family

The surname McJorrie was first found in Cambridgeshire at Hartley St George where the family were seated for a full 500 years. [1] They claim descent from Baldwin St. George, the Norman. Of note was Sir Richard St. George who was Clarenceux king of arms, the eighteenth direct descendant of Baldwin St. George. He had three sons. Henry, was Garter, king of arms and so were his four sons. Sir George was elevated to the peerage of Ireland as Lord St. George. Richard who went to Ireland in the beginning of the 17th century in the Royal Army was appointed governor of Castle Athlone. [1]

Important Dates for the McJorrie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McJorrie research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1401, 1534, 1616, 1627, 1659, 1677, 1669, 1550, 1635, 1581, 1644, 1645, 1615, 1703, 1686, 1703, 1625, 1715, 1172, 1550, 1635, 1640, 1713, 1695, 1657, 1726, 1658 and 1735 are included under the topic Early McJorrie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McJorrie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: St.George, St George, Saint Geroge and others.

Early Notables of the McJorrie family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Richard St George (c1550-1635), of Wiltshire, an English officer of arms at the College of Arms; and his son, Henry St George (1581-1644), an English Officer of Arms, Garter...
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Migration of the McJorrie family to Ireland

Some of the McJorrie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 122 words (9 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 McJorrie family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Citations

  1. ^ Burke, John Bernard, The Roll of Battle Abbey. London: Edward Churton, 26, Holles Street, 1848, Print.
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