Early Origins of the Scone family
Stirling (Gaelic: Siorrachd Sruighlea), a former county in central Scotland, which now makes up parts of the Council Areas of East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, North Lanarkshire and Stirling, 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. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Perth.
Early History of the Scone family
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Scone Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sconce, Sconescroft, Sconeshauch, Sconse, Scone and others.
Early Notables of the Scone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scone family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Scone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Scone Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto Translation: Watch.
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