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Mulroy Early Origins



The surname Mulroy was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where they held a family seat as a branch of the Ui Fiachrach. Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Longford.

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Mulroy Spelling Variations


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Mulroy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mulroy, Milroy, Millroy, Mullery, Mulry, Mullry, Muldory, O'Mulroy, O'Milroy, O'Millroy, O'Mullery, O'Mullry, O'Mulry, Malrie, Malroy and many more.

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Mulroy Early History


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Mulroy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mulroy research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mulroy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mulroy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mulroy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mulroy 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:

Mulroy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Mulroy, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • David Mulroy, who settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • Catherine Mulroy, who died enroute in 1847
  • Barney Mulroy, who setted in Wisconsin in 1849
  • Felix Mulroy, who settled in Boston in 1850

Mulroy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Honora Mulroy, who arrived in Quebec in 1847

Mulroy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Mulroy, aged 19, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mulroy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mulroy (post 1700)



  • Tommy Mulroy, retired American pro soccer defender
  • John Howard Mulroy (1925-1999), 20th century American politician
  • James Mulroy (1899-1986), Irish first recipient of the Scott Medal
  • John Mulroy (b. 1989), Irish association footballer
  • Garth David Mulroy (b. 1978), South African professional golfer

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Mulroy Historic Events


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Mulroy Historic Events




Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

  • Sean Kevin Mulroy (1963-1988), American Passenger from Lund, Sweden, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html
  • Ingrid Elizabeth Mulroy (1963-1988), American Passenger from Lund, Sweden, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html
  • John Mulroy (1929-1988), American Journalist from East Northport, New York, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html

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Mulroy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.
  2. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  5. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  9. 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).
  10. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
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The Mulroy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mulroy 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.

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