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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)



  • R. M. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928
  • Mrs. R. E. L. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940
  • R. E. L. Mountcastle, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Tennessee, 1912
  • 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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. 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).
    6. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    9. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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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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