Early Origins of the Poree family
The surname Poree was first found in Angus
(Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland
, and present day Council Area of Angus
, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire
, at Erroll where they held a family seat
in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located in Murroes in the 14th century. The Hebridean Islands and mainlands were a refuge from Government intrusion. Henry Pourie was head of the family in 1361. Powrie Castle is a 16th-century castle north of Dundee in Scotland
. The castle was built in the early 16th century and much of it is in ruin today.
Early History of the Poree family
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Early Notables of the Poree family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Poree family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard particularly to Nova Scotia, and to Boston, to Virginia, and to the Leeward islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Poree (post 1700)
- Frank Poree, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 20th District, 1922; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1930 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html