Early Origins of the McLergan family
The surname McLergan was first found in on the island of Islay
, in the Hebredean group where they held a family seat
in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located in Nerebie and they became associated as a sept of the MacLean Clan
. Allegiances were important in this terrain. The Hebridean Islands were a refuge from Government intrusion. By the 17th century they were also found on the mainland.
Early History of the McLergan family
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McLergan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacLurgan, MacLerkin, McLurkin, McClurkin, McGlurgin, McLurgen, McLerkin, McLercan, McLurcan, McLergan and many more.
Early Notables of the McLergan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McLergan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thos McClurken, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772; Thomas McClurken, who settled in Charles Town, SC
in 1772; Rich'd McClurkan, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772.