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Scotch Irish Magill Sources

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Many North American Magill family trees claim a connection to the Magills of Tullycarn, County Down, Ireland, near Dromore. There was an adjacent Magill Estate in County Down called "Gillhall Estate" [1]

Link to Tullycairn House Page.

List of Sources, American family members of Tullycairn House

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List of sources for the Scotch Irish Magill family with ties to Tullycairn, County Down and Oxenfurd, Scotland.

  • Magill, Robert McCorkle. "Magill Family Record", 1907. Google Books Free Download
  • Rogers, Weldon Wayne "Greener Pastures from the Tidewater to Texas and Beyond", 1996. FamilySearch Free Download
  • John Magill 1838 Letter to Nephew Caleb
  • Chaulkey, Lyman. "Chronicles of the Scotch Irish Settlement in Virginia", Lyman , 1912. Multiple Volumes. Google Books Free Download
  • Magill, AC. "The Magill Family History," 1950. FamilySearch Free Download
  • Armstrong, Zella, "Notable Southern Families", Chattanooga, Tennessee, Lookout Publishing, 1918-1933. Volume I. Google Books Free Download
  • Armstrong, Zella., French, Janie Preston Collup. Notable Southern Families. United States: Lookout Publishing Company, 1922. Volume II. Google Books Free Download
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed July 21, 2016), "Record of William Magill", Ancestor # A073100.
  • Bates, Lucile M. "Walter McGill Preacher and Penman", 1973.
  • McGill, R. T. M. (1963). The Magill-McGill genealogy from the 1700's. Sterling, Kan: Mrs. R.T.M. McGill. "Eunice"
  • Jillson, Willard Rouse. Chronology of John Magill. Standard Printing Company, 1938. Grandson of William I, immigrant from Tullycairn. Mentioned as a source in "Greener Pastures".
  • Magill, John. The Pioneer to the Kentucky Emigrant. 1832. Mentioned as a source in "Greener Pastures". Digital version. Grandson of William I, immigrant from Tullycairn. Not sure if this discusses his ancestry.
  • Ziebarth, W. E., & Ziebarth, J. W. (1997). Direct connections: Ziebarth-Magill ancestry. New York: Ziemag Pub.
  • McGill, John. The Macgill-McGill Family of Maryland; A Genealogical Record of over 400 years Beginning 1537, ending 1948, Reprinted by Higginson Book Company, LLC: Salem, Mass., 1948. Hathitrust Free Download Note-This manuscript shows a pretty well documented connection to the Makgill of Oxenfuird families. The immigrant, Reverend James Macgill came directly from Scotland to the Colonies in 1728 and did not stop at Tullycairn. Hathitrust Free Download
  • Jones, Hazel Parker. Descendants of James Boyd Magill, 1799-1880, emigrant from Ireland to Chester co., S. C. in 1823 : a biographical and historical genealogy, including allied families. 1965. FamilySearch Free Download. Note- This family is from County Antrim, near Ballymena. Associated with First Presbyterian Church of Broughshane. This family also claims a connection to Makgills of Oxenfiurd. Relationships to Montgomery and Rawdon familes. Chapter 32 is an extract of a Magill Family Register written around 1839 (not the Magill Family Record book by Robert M. Magill) by Rev. George Magill of Donagheady Presbyterian Church. It was based on an earlier handwritten Register of Rev. Robert Magill, Minister of Millrow Presbyterian Church, Antrim. "The original, fuller Magill Family Register by Rev. Robert Magill is in the possession of descendants in Ireland."
  • McGill, Augustus. The McGills, Celts, Scots, Ulsterman and American Pioneers: History, Heraldry and Tradition. United States: McGill-Warner Company, 1910. Note: His ancestors were Roland Magill and Margaret Dillon. Their home was along Belfast Bay, between Belfast and Carrickfergus in County Antrim. They had 9 sons and 1 daughter. Arthur and Patrick came to Baltimore on their brother Henry's ship, "The Good Intent", around 1770. Governor Andrew Ryan McGill (1840-1905) 10th Governor of Minnesota descends from this family.

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