Mckitrick, Fred L.
Title THE MCKITRICKS AND ROOTS OF ULSTER SCOTS.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Gateway Press, Inc. [Baltimore, MD]. 1979. (1979).
Seller ID 12-0047
1st edition. xvii, 566pp. 8vo. Blue vinyl over boards with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Frontispiece + 28 other b/w plates on text paper & 5 b/w cuts. The surname McKittrick is also included. INDEX: Part I: A HARD LOOK AT FICTION & FACT. Part II: THE SOUTHERN PICTISH KINGDOM, ANCESTRAL LAND of the McKITRICKS of all spellings. A commentary on the history of Scotland - the evolution of the McKitricks and the origin of the name - The Plantation of Ireland - its degradation of the Scottish settlers & the resulting emigration to North America. Part III: GENEALOGY OF McKITRICK & ALLIED FAMILIES. Contains contributed pedigrees of present families in the U.S., Canada, Scotland, Ireland, England, Australia, Bermuda & the researched genealogies of earlier forebears, presented in over 1050 biographical sketches. Notable among the included accounts of many allied families are the histories of the Kidd family, the Heron family from 1066, the Rudolph family, the Scottish Ettrick (Douglas) family in England and a study of the McKitrick ancestry of the great educator, William Holmes McGuffey. Over 1600 allied families mentioned. Part IV: INDIANA TRAGEDY, McGuffey. Over 1600 allied families mentioned. Part IV: INDIANA TRAGEDY, the author's short story of the life of Alexander McKitrick, a Revolutionary War Sgt. of cannoneers, whose voluntary return to battle service left evidence upon which a new version is added to the varying accounts of the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British in 1814. The life story derives its title from the tragic consequences of his 1822 settlement as a land speculator in Indiana. Part V: THE APPENDIX, Contains Bibliography, Name Index, abstracts of early Scottish court records, American court records & an index key to McKitrick names mentioned in Chalkley's Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia. Author signed frontispiece dated 3/6/79. One page has notations in pencil o/w Fine (No defects).
McKitrick, McKittrick, Kidd, Heron, Rudolph, Ettrick, Ulster Scots