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Scobie Early Origins



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.

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Scobie Spelling Variations


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Scobie Spelling Variations



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

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Scobie Early History


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Scobie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scobie research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1369 and 1611 are included under the topic Early Scobie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scobie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scobie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scobie 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:

Scobie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Scobie 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
  • William Scobie, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1870

Scobie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scobie (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
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    The Scobie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scobie 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.

    This page was last modified on 28 November 2016 at 12:54.

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