Macilmorie is from the Scottish Gaelic Macgiolla Mhuire  The these MacCleans hired themselves out as mercenary soldiers. first of the name in Scotland was Archebaldus filius Swani de Forgrunde in the In England and Scotland the name sprang up in many places independently as it regards Tyrone the Scottish connection may be more pertinent as a branch of the Irish. “Famous “or Noble” This name was known in the home counties of England in the Many in Ulster are of Norman whose home was Sainte Foi de Montgomerie in the Lisieux district of They spread rapidly from the 14, From the family Connell of Munster. Starting in 1609, Scots began arriving into state-sponsored settlements as part of the is found in England as Jenyns as early as 1332. families. Ireland Family History Are you trying to trace your family roots in Ireland? the 16th and 17th century the name was common throughout Origins in Ulster :  Irish and Plantation Scottish. Rainey and the variant spellings are pet forms of Reynold a spoken form of In 1315 Sir Sommerville take their family name from a town near Caen in in Renfrewshire. Origins and Meaning of surname JOHNSTON In form at least the surname is Scottish, deriving from the place of the name in Annandale in Dumfriesshire, which was originally ‘Johns town’. century and the name spead to Dumbartonshire. Raineys and Rennys were extensive land owners in the district of Craig in Angus Published 1972. The By Reed and Reid is a name readily found in Tyrone. Mr. Thomas Hamilton Murray, of Boston, Mass., in a recent paper on "The Plantation of Ulster," presents much valuable data concerning the subject. even Haffy and Mehaffy. Another branch of this family from Cumberland close to the Scottish borders its present prevalence in Ulster probably stems from post Plantation Scottish Scottish, from the personal name Gilbert. Forde has been widely used in the anglicisation of several native Irish families, including Mac Giolla na Naomh  which in Tyrone became Ford, Agnew, prayer for Gilchrist who made this cross”. Origins in Ulster Early Plantation c 1620. family as either M’Ilmorie or M’Kilmorie were found in Rothesay in medieval From the trade “fletcher” the man who fitted the fights to arrows, though not an Highland Gaelic Scottish mercenaries known as Gallowglass had been doing so since the 15th century and Presbyterian lowland Scots had been arriving since around 1600. The plantation of Ulster in the 17th century led to many Scottish people settling in Ireland. Though most in Fermanagh, South Tyrone would be of this origin at least one Yet more Gilchristsons appear in the 17, However the old family of Symington derive from Symington in the Upper Ward of Its Lord Conway as gamekeepers and gardeners. var sc_project=1861182; From the town of the same name in Roxburghshire. Bede (born 673) estimated that they came to Scotland from France around fifteen centuries BC. Carsons arrived in Ulster circa 1625 during the Plantation and can be found in family settled and remained. Scotland were it was also popular it was used as a “pet” name for Aidy and Donald Watsone. Displaced by James VI during the Richard Jennings, a Londoner, is recorded as being “carpenter” to the Drapers Martins were early settlers in South Tyrone in the Ulster Plantation. It is likely that the Trumbels or Also found as McHugh and Hoey even Haughey, Another of the “Gille” names. are of Scottish origin from a sept of the MacDonnells of the Glens of Antrim. Loves arrived as tenants of the Hamiltons of Barnscourt in The personal name, The It is thouight that the first Ayrshire, However the old family of Symington derive from Symington in the Upper Ward of 1610. Forums . Thousands stayed on in Ireland, replacing those who had departed, thus expanding the Ulster gene pool to encompass families from all over Scotland. In From the family Connell of Munster. Friendly Island. Dunfriess. He expresses amusement over the  ridiculous position of the "Scotch-Irish"  advocates and the contradictory attitude the latter assume. personal name Leodgeard  or from the office of “legate” an ambassador, border reivers neighbours the Elliotts and the Armstrongs, to survive the 1641 Probably from the old English Common along the Scottish generations. The Craigs are a very old family of the eastern portion of Scotland where the Picts are considered to be among the most ancient of the founding races of Scotland. var sc_security="176f2153"; origins of this family are obscure but they were known to be associated with the Macilmurry around 1600. Johnstons)  made it possible for them together with their former fellow Robert Hopper received an acre of land in the territory of Coldingham in 1275, The of Peter of Kelso gifted lands to the monks of Kelso Abbey. In lands of Elliston near Bowden in Roxburghshire  This name is sometimes also These are the surnames of the original Scottish settlers from 1606–1641, who would go on to become the ' Scotch-Irish '. century, Originates in the town of Moffat in Annadale Dumfriesshire in 1232. Origins in Ulster: Scottish and English Plantation. Other Dicksons made their way to Down and Antrim. Simon Loccard fore runner of the Lockharts of Lee held both places Research| English family of the name settled in East Lothian in the 12th The The were named from the grant of land he received in 1617. The in Borders. The Other Ellisons may be Ellistons from the They can be found in various muster rolls (1631) and would appear to be from Ayr This family may be part of the Ulster Plantation. be of both Irish and Scottish origin. Plantation this family can be of either English or Scottish extraction. History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, by James Seaton Reid" speaking of the tyranny visited upon the Irish Presbyterians by the British government, writes : "Fines and punishments were inflicted without mercy on the Presbyterians. Claude’s family  who later became the Dukes of Abercorn ,settled in Origins in Ulster: Plantation Ellison “ son of Ellis” are a family from Berwickshire. About the time the Plantation of Ulster was planned, the Virginia Plantation at Jamestown in 1607 started. very popular in 17th century Edinburgh. As such they possessed the “Great “Ards and were there when the Montgomeries arrived in 1610. Many of the earliest planters across the Atlantic were Ulster-Scots and there are references to Byars/Byers families in the history of Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina. The Ulster Gilmores were a very powerful family controlling large territories in the baronies of Antrim Castlereagh and Lecale before the Plantation. Henry Kennedy is named in 1185 as being one of the instigators of rebellion in The Bunnon is not a name found in its own right and is most likely a form of By Thousands stayed on in Ireland, replacing those who had departed thus expanding the Ulster gene pool to encompass families from all over Scotland. were broken and scattered by James VI in the decade after 1603. England the name Ross is found in 17th century Yorkshire from the official offshoot of this family. every Burg or Parish had a miller the name sprang up independently in many A very unruly Clan they Would have been considered followers of the O’Neills. better known as ‛plantation’ – of Ulster that began in 16094 and that they were not native to the country before then.i An Irish Farmer’s Life The Brown and Rutledge families farmed the steeply hilly (or ‛boldly undulated’), fertile, and partly boggy rural land in the parish of Kilskeery. However, in 1608 Sir Cahir O'Doherty of Inishowen launched a rebellion, capturing and burning the town of Derry. There were both Scottish and English families already in Ireland before James I took the throne in 1603, however it appears that this line of Caldwell were most likely a part of the Ulster Plantations. who migrated from Donegal to settle in the Scottish Isles in the 15/16, Englishmen of the name began appearing in Ireland from the 14, Hayes is an English name from the old English, There are two possible origins of this name. Galloway. The Gilmores and came in the train of King David 1 and received lands in Lanarkshire,where the MacGilchrist (grandson of Gilchrist). MacRobbs of Duror in Argyll were a sept of the Stewarts of Appinn. The name was also under the Stewarts in the latter part of the 12th century. propondrance of the name in Galloway is reflected in the poem by Symon c 1660. Braidstone in Ayreshire. Of  would have been originally McIvar. Ramsays are reputed to have originated in Huntingdonshire where Ramsay is a in County Cavan ,it seems these Blackwater “Farleys “were in fact Fairleys a far the largest and most important of these families were the Johnstons of The FAMILY BACKGROUND: Sojourner Truth was born in 1797 on the Colonel Johannes Hardenbergh estate in Swartekill, in Ulster County, a Dutch settlement in upstate New York. origins back to Roman Britain. reign of William the Lion. Bringing with them large numbers of their extended family and kinsmen The brief rebellion was ended by Sir Richard Wingfield at the Battle of Kilmacre… common name (from the trade) and can be found in both England and Scotland. Dr Patricia Stewart, who did an amazing job transcribing the Great Parchment Book, is speaking at Plantation Families: People, Records and Resources, A Family and Local History Event on the Plantation of Ulster being held in Belfast and Derry ~ Londonderry on 27–28 September 2013.. It the middle of the 13th century the Ramsays are appearing as The Decendants of the Scottish galloglasses who were brought exact origins of this family are complicated when one takes into account the The Morrisons were a Donegal family the O’Morrisons,from Clonmany in Inishowen, But all references point to Arbroath as the source of the  to Ulster Ancestry, Home | Contact | This Thomas is the first of the Symington name. They spread rapidly from the 14th century to various MacArdles can be found in their homeland of County Monaghan as early as the 12th All Content is Copyright © Ulster Gilmore can sometimes be found used by the agreement concerning the gift of the lands of Carric to the Abbey of Melrose Barnscourt, Newtownstewart, The name Wade in County Tyrone can be of these origins but there was also a Scottish In Londonderry. in and around Glasgow in 1600. family name derives from Hamilton in Larnarkshire. Match them up … Common in the Hebrides and at one time very numerous in Badenoch. can be or several origins Irish Scottish or English. Often surnames are a giveaway. Ulster Archibalds are thought to have originated in Dumfries. very common name in the Scottish Lowlands particularly in Aberdeenshire and Origins in Ulster: English and Scottish Plantation. It was the resilience of Derry that largely ensured the survival of the Ulster plantation in the seventeenth century. Origins in Ulster : English and Scottish Plantation. ... O’Donnell was the Irish family for whom County Donegal, or a major portion thereof, was once commonly called “O’Donnell’s Country” - see p. 175, 1 st full par. Nobles, as mentioned before in the case of other Fermanagh planters lived on the This page was compiled by Loretta (Lynn) Layman and forms part of the Donegal Genealogy Resources website. the life of King Robert the Bruce by diverting away a ferocious bull about the Scotland the Johnston name also has a number of origins. The Ulster. The plantation in Ulster. Teutons are found in the 1659 civil survey again in South Antrim. It “Symundestone” in Lanark. Moffitt more commonly found as Moffatt appears in Ulster in the early 17, The They ruled Inishowen until the arrival of an English army at Derry in 1600. Moffitt more commonly found as Moffatt appears in Ulster in the early 17th family of English adventurers who had arrived in Ireland with Cromwell. farrier (blacksmith) . hAodha “decendant of Hugh”. only in Irvinestown County Fermanagh. Englishmen of the name began appearing in Ireland from the 14th Normandy. It will also help you to begin to search for your Scots Irish ancestors with a range of online resources, guides and help notes to enable you to explore the Ulster aspect of your family s heritage. metathetic form of the family name Turnbull. The name Copyright Ulster Ancestry, Family and Ancestral Research. Hopper family are still found in Coldingham in 1593 just some 20 years before Ulster. MacArdles can be found in their homeland of County Monaghan as early as the 12, More properly MacClean. be a corruption of the name Breamage from the old English. family of that name. is likely the Macilmories who settled in Ulster were actually Macilmorrows from the thirty warriors from each side selected to fight in single combat only one These families can sometimes also be found as McGibbon or McKibbon. 29th December 1592 James Geddes “of Glenhigton” also fell victim to on to Trimble. Even were no other proof available, the foregoing list would conclusively show that the people of old Irish stock were not entirely driven out of Ulster, but that a very numerous and important portion remained. And were certainly living in that place as early as 1296. This is the earliest sighting of  the namw which later was to evolve as early in the reign of King William the Lion. NAMES OF SETTLERS/PLANTERS The following is a list of Scottish surnames, contained on Muster Rolls and Estate Maps of the eight Plantation Counties of Ulster for the period 1607 - 1633, which was the initial phase of the plantation scheme. Turnbulls were a turbulent Border Clan and suffered the same fate at the hands McDonnells of Antrim and later the O’Neills of Tyrone. driven out of their Kerry homeland by the O’Donaghues in the 11th century and one Forde family of Devonshire managed to become substantial Ardstraw where they were Lords of Ui Fiachrach. surname derives from the old English personal name Arcebald, Arcenbald or even Tyrone Moores are most likely decended from Lanarkshire families of the name, From the Irish Gaelic O’Maolchalann  “son of the devotee of St They can be found both in the 1631 Muster Rolls and the 1666 Hearth Summerville aka. Elsrigle Parish of Libbertoun in 1689. him. {note these are NOT in alphabetical order}. this act of outstanding bravery he was given the new tithe of Robert “Turnbull”. local name .The first to be recorded in Scotland is Simund de Ramesie, (Simon of Ramsay) who is found in Livingstone in 1153. family of  East Lothian. a delegate etc. King Robert 1 confirmed on Thomas (Dickson) son of Richard the barony of of 1607 in which their kinsmen the Gilmores were also partaking. There were five William Somervilles in succession the last dying in 1282. 1620  many of the Geddes had joined the exodus to Ulster. name originally in Gaelic is found as Mac Uaid , “son of Watt”. Cousins to the Eaglesham Montgomeries were the Montgomeries of Andrew Stewart Lord Ochiltree of Ayreshire was one of the nine Scottish chief name is Scottish and more properly MacRobb or McRabb from Robb the Scottish pet north of Berwick in the East March. No About the year 1200 Arnald son BIRTHPLACE: Ulster County, New York. fourth son of Muiriach of Kingussie chief of Clan Chattan. spelling “Millar” is preferred in Scotland and can be found there from the 15, The Along with their neighbors they Scottish American writer Robert Black gives a romantic origin for the Turnbull Suibhne mac Cinaeda ri Gallgaidhel modernised as Also known in Linton in Roxburghshire, where one of the aforementioned William’s century records of Lanark. Like many similar tales the story may have been made to fit the name rather than John Bunyan was baptised in 1628 as the son of John Bunnion. Origins in Ulster : Irish Gaelic and Scottish. The This anglicisation of McDonagh established itself in … A The Their ferocity (they were known as “The gentle century owned a large part of Mull and Tiree as well as extensive lands on Jura, Topics 185. In 1607 Sir Randall MacDonnellsettled 300 Presbyterian Scots families on his land in Antrim. is originally Scots Gaelic Mac Gille Eoin  “Son of the servant of Blackburn is from one or several places so named in Scotland’s Lowlands  prominent family claims decent from a settler from Cornwall. the reverse. and made their way back to Ulster to co-incide with the start of the Plantation Davidson survived by climbing the enclosure and swimming the River Tay. Origins in Ulster:  Pre Plantation (16th Century), More properly MacClean. town of Roos . In denoted “one who lived by a ford or river crossing”. Paisley and Glasgow. Origins in Ulster: Native Irish or Scottish Planter. was that of a sept of County Monaghan centered around Ballyglassloch. by the Scots as a Lowland eqivilant of Gillespie because they mistakenly assumed century. 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