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Early Origins of the Skeoch family


The surname Skeoch was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.

Early History of the Skeoch family


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Skeoch Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeoch, Skewych, Skeach and others.

Early Notables of the Skeoch family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Skeoch family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Skeoch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Skeoch, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W1-2WP : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 30 Aug 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Skeoch, originally from Glasgow, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J647-MJZ : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 01 Oct 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Douglas Skeoch, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Monoa" from British Guiana [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HT-V4D : 6 December 2014), Douglas Skeoch, 13 Apr 1920; citing departure port British Guiana, arrival port New York, ship name Monoa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Skeoch (post 1700)


  • Tommy Skeoch, American musician, co-founder of Tesla, an American rock band from Sacramento, California formed in late 1982

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W1-2WP : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 30 Aug 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J647-MJZ : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 01 Oct 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HT-V4D : 6 December 2014), Douglas Skeoch, 13 Apr 1920; citing departure port British Guiana, arrival port New York, ship name Monoa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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