Early Origins of the Pitkethly family
The surname Pitkethly was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, where they held a family seat
in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.
The family name became associated as a sept of the Clan near Strathearn in the 13th century. Today, Pitkeathly Wells (spelling variants: Pitcaithly, Pitceathly, Pitkethley, etc.) is a hamlet in the Perth and Kinross area of Scotland.
Early History of the Pitkethly family
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Pitkethly Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pitcaithly, Pitcaithley, Pitceathly, Pikaithly, Pitkeathley, Pitkethley, Pitkethly, Pitkeathly and many more.
Early Notables of the Pitkethly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pitkethly family to Ireland
Some of the Pitkethly family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Pitkethly family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..