What does the McClurg
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic
Mac Luirg 'son of Lorg', a personal name meaning 'footman'
(literally 'track'). Alternatively, it may be
a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cléirich 'son
of the scribe or cleric' (Gaelic cléireach).
Description:This large and informative
overview of the history of the Scots-Irish outlines the most
noteworthy events of Scottish history. Use this
database to acquaint yourself with this group as they appear
in North Britain, North Ireland, and North America.
The record mentions many prominent Scots-Irish individuals
in the revolutionary war and other parts of American
history, as well as lengthy discussions of the Great Plantation
Source Information:Hanna, Charles A. The Scotch-Irish:
The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland, and North America
Vol.1 New York, NY: G. P. Putnam, 1902.
Spelling variations include: M'Lurg, M'Lorg, M'Lorc,
M'Lork, M'Lurgh, M'Lurge, M'Lurgg, M'Clurg and many more. First
found in Ayrshire where they were seated from ancient
times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.