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Early Origins of the Scobie family


The surname Scobie 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 from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Scobie family


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Scobie Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Scobie, Scobbie and others.

Early Notables of the Scobie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Scobie family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scobie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Scobie, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1820
  • Jane Scobie and her husband settled in New York State in 1822
  • John Scobie, who landed in Florida in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Scobie, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1870 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Scobie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Scobie, aged 31, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • Susannah Scobie, aged 30, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Scobie (post 1700)


  • Jason Scobie (b. 1978), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • The Reverend Jonathan Scobie, American Baptist minister and missionary in Yokohama, Japan who some claim invented the first rickshaw around 1869
  • James Scobie (1826-1854), Scottish gold digger who was murdered at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, his death indirectly led to the Eureka Rebellion
  • Rona Scobie, Scottish pop singer
  • John Richmond "Jack" Scobie (1891-1974), Australian rules footballer
  • Robert Scobie (1848-1917), Australian politician, Labor Party member for Wentworth from 1901 to 1904 and Murray from 1904 to 1917
  • Stephen Scobie (b. 1943), Scottish-born, Canadian poet, critic, and scholar, member of the Royal Society of Canada, and the recipient of the 1980 Governor General's Award for McAlmon's Chinese Opera (1980)
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald MacKenzie Scobie KBE CB, MC (1893-1969), British Army officer, Commander of the III Corps (1943-1944)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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