Early Origins of the McLatchy family
The surname McLatchy was first found in Galloway
(Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland
, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway
, that formerly consisted of the counties of Wigtown
(West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (East Galloway), where they held a family seat
. The name was first recorded in Scotland
as early as the 12th century in Ayrshire
Early History of the McLatchy family
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McLatchy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: McClatchie, McClatchey, MacLatchie, McLatchy, McLetchie, McLetchy, McClechie, McClechey, Latchie and many more.
Early Notables of the McLatchy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McLatchy family to Ireland
Some of the McLatchy family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 263 words (19 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 McLatchy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McLatchy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alfred McLatchy, aged 26, originally from Belfast, Ireland, arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Arabic" from Liverpool, England CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXPJ-3NY : 6 December 2014), Alfred McLatchy, 18 Jul 1908; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Arabic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name McLatchy (post 1700)
- Charles McLatchy, Scottish merchant, co-founder of Panton, Leslie & Company, a trading firm based in the Bahamas during the late 18th and early 19th centuries