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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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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. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  3. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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