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Mountcastle Early Origins



The surname Mountcastle was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), 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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Mountcastle Spelling Variations


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Mountcastle Spelling Variations



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

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Mountcastle Early History


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Mountcastle Early History



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

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Mountcastle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mountcastle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mountcastle 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:

Mountcastle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Malcolm Mountcastle, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Mountcastle, who landed in America from Gainsboro, England, in 1907
  • George Mountcastle, aged 17, who settled in America from Gainsboro, England, in 1907
  • Leila Mary Mountcastle, aged 56, who landed in America from Sydney, Australia, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mountcastle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mountcastle (post 1700)



  • Vernon Benjamin Mountcastle (b. 1918), former American neuroscientist from Johns Hopkins University
  • Robert Edward Lee Mountcastle (1865-1913), American member of the Republican National Committee
  • R. M. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. R. E. L. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • R. E. L. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Tennessee, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Mountcastle Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  10. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
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The Mountcastle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mountcastle 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 20 October 2015 at 14:55.

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