The saga of the Strathearne family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts
. They lived in the old stewartry of Strathearn in the county of Perth.
Early Origins of the Strathearne family
The surname Strathearne 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 had been anciently seated at Strathearn, in the valley of the Earn, about 1200.
Early History of the Strathearne family
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Strathearne Spelling Variations
Although Medieval Scotland
lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations
of Scottish single names. Strathearne has been written Strathearne, Strathearn, Strathern, Stratherne and many more.
Early Notables of the Strathearne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Strathearne family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland
, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence
. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan
societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Strathearne: Hugh Strathern who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1840.