Clans

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2017 Clans 

American Clan Gregor Society
American Clan Lockhart Society
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Ancient Order of Hibernians- Dooley
Blair
Clan Bell
Clan Campbell Society NA
Clan Colquhoun International
Clan Donald
Clan Donnachaidh
Clan Douglas Society of North America
Clan Erwin
Clan Hamilton Society
Clan Henderson Society
Clan Keith
Clan Leatherneck Society & Foundation
Clan Leslie Society
Clan MacDougall Society
Clan MacDuff Society of America
Clan MacFarlane
Clan Mackay
Clan Mackintosh of North America
Clan MacLaren
Clan MacLellan
Clan MacLeod Society USA
Clan MacNachtan Association World Wide
Clan MacNeil
Clan MacRae of North America
Clan Montgomery
Clan Morrison
Clan Ross America
Clan Sinclair Association
Clan Stewart Society in America
Clan Sutherland Society of North America
Clan Wallace
Clan Young Society
Family of Bruce
House of Burnett
House of Gordon
Irish American Society of Richmond
Irish American Society of Tidewater
Irish Wolfhounds
Kennedy Society of North America
Kerr Family Association of North America
McBain
Newport News Police Pipe and Drums
Old Dominion Firefighters Emerald Society
Outlandish National Capital Area
Paisley Family Society
Richmond Battery
Scottish Society of Richmond
Scottish-American Military Society
Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem
St Andrews Society
St Andrews Society Williamsburg
The Oliphant Clan and Family Association
Turnbull
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Virginia International Tattoo
X Band Productions

 

Honored Clan 2017 –   American Clan Lockhart Society

“In early times this name was spelt ‘Locard’ or ‘Lokart’. Like so many Scottish families, the Locards came from England where they were among those dispossessed of lands by William the Conqueror. There were lands of Lockards’ near Penrith in the 12th century and later in Annandale, where the town of Lockerbie is said to be named after them. The family finally settled in Ayrshire and Lanarkshire, where they have held land for over 700 years.

The earliest paper in the family archives is a charter of 1323. By this Sir Symon Locard bound himself and his heirs to pay out of the lands of Lee and Cartland an annual rent of £10. Stephen Locard, grandfather of Sir Symon, founded the village of Stevenston in Ayrshire. His son, Symon, acquired lands in Lanarkshire and, like his father, called a village which he founded, Symons toun (today Symington) after himself.

Symon, the 2nd of Lee, won fame for himself and his family fighting alongside Robert the Bruce in the struggle for Scottish Independence. He was knighted for his loyal service. Sir Symon was among the knights, led by Sir James Douglas, who took Bruce’s heart on crusade in 1329 to atone for his murder of John Comyn in the church of Grefriars in 1306. The crusade was ended prematurely when Douglas was killed fighting the Moors in Spain, but to commemorate the adventure and the honour done to the family, their name was changed from Locard to Lockheart, which afterwards became Lockhart. The heart within the fetterlock was from then on included in the arms of the family, and the deed is also commemorated in the motto.”

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