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McOrtray Early Origins



The surname McOrtray was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat some say before the 12th century. The Clan MacUchtry of Garvie is stated by the Duke of Argyll to have had the lands in Glenderuel from the Earls of Argyll in the Middle Ages.

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McOrtray Spelling Variations


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McOrtray Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAughtrie, McAughtrie, Macaughtrie, MacAutry, McAutry, MacAutrey, McAutrey, Autry, Autrey, Autrie, Coughtrie, Cautry, Caughtry, Caughtrie, MacUchtrie, McUchtrie, MacUchtry, McAuchtry, MacOrtrie, McOrtry, McOrtie, McUchtraigh, MacAuchtraigh, MacAutraigh, Uthreson, Utherson, MacCautry, MacCautrie, McCautry, McCaughtry and many more.

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McOrtray Early History


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McOrtray Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McOrtray research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1199, 1400, 1522, 1575 and 1660 are included under the topic Early McOrtray History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McOrtray Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McOrtray Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McOrtray 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 or some of its variants were: Ribert and Jane Caughtry arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 (McCaughty).

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    9. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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    The McOrtray Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McOrtray 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 1 October 2012 at 13:42.

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