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Mount Early Origins



The surname Mount was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Pballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Mount Spelling Variations


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Mount Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mount, Mont and others.

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Mount Early History


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Mount Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mount research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1291 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Mount History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mount Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mount Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mount 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 were:

Mount Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Tho Mount, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • John Mount, who arrived in Virginia in 1663
  • Richard Mount, who arrived in Maryland in 1664

Mount Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Mount, who settled in New England in 1736

Mount Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lawrence Mount, who landed in New York, NY in 1832
  • C E Mount, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • A Mount, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Peter Mount, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • Barney, Bernard, James, John, Michael, and Peter Mount all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Mount Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Mount, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Mount, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Sgt-Major. Moses Mount U.E. who settled in Home District, [Niagara], Ontario c. 1783, then in 1786 relocated to Norfolk County, [Townsend], Ontario he served in Peter Ten Broecks Company and Butlers Rangers, he died before 1801 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs. Ann Mount U.E., (ne Pintard) (b. 1768) who settled in Musquash, Saint John County, New Brunswick c. 1784 wife of John Mount, she died in 1818 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Mount U.E. (b. 1762) who settled in Musquash, Saint John County, New Brunswick c. 1784 husband of Ann Mount, he died in 1819 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Mount Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Mount, English convict from Kent, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  • Thomas Mount arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1838 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Rajasthan.htm

Mount Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Mount, aged 35, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Martha Ridgeway" in 1840
  • Mary Mount, aged 32, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Martha Ridgeway" in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mount (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mount (post 1700)



  • Willie Landry Mount, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 2004
  • W. J. Mount, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1924
  • William V. Mount, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Reading, Ohio, 1967
  • Victor C. Mount, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Seneca Falls, New York, 1941-42; Candidate for New York State Assembly from Seneca County, 1954
  • Robert Mount, American politician, Anderson Coalition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980
  • S. W. Mount, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 5th District, 1902
  • Lloyd Mount, American Democrat politician, Member of Nevada State House of Representatives, 1950
  • Morgan F. Mount, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Mercer County, 1861-62
  • Judy C. Mount, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008
  • Judith Mount, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1996
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Mount


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Suggested Readings for the name Mount



  • Mount by Brent Mount.
  • Chronicles of the Mountz-Teeters and Allied Families by Margaret Mountz Carroll.

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Mount Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Rajasthan.htm

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Mount Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mount 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 2 March 2016 at 13:23.

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