Early Origins of the O'Devorand family
County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they have been anciently seated as Chiefs of their territory at Cahirmacneaghty. They were anciently a Dalcassian sept of Brehons (Judges or Lawyers) and came down to Clare from the north probably sometime before the 10th century to settle in their north Clare barony at Noughaval, wherein this distinguished sept had their own mortuary chapel within the Church of Noughaval.
Early History of the O'Devorand family
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O'Devorand Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the surname O'Devorand are preserved in documents of the family history. The various spellings of the name that were found include Davoren, O'Davoran, O'Davoren, Davoran, Devoren and many more.
Early Notables of the O'Devorand family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the O'Devorand family to the New World and Oceana
A massive wave of Irish immigrants hit North America during the 19th century. Although many early Irish immigrants made a carefully planned decision to leave left Ireland for the promise of free land, by the 1840s immigrants were fleeing a famine stricken land in desperation. The condition of Ireland during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s can be attributed to a rapidly expanding population and English imperial policies. Those Irish families that arrived in North America were essential to its rapid social, industrial, and economic development. Passenger and immigration lists have revealed a number of early Irish immigrants bearing the name O'Devorand: Michael O'Deveren arrived in Pennsylvania in 1854.
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