The Mack Family

Mack family crest

(Crest No. 160. Plate 22.)

THE Mack family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Colla Meann, son of Eocha Dubhlein, or Doivlen, brother of Fiacha Straivetine, first King of Connaught of the race of Heremon and son of Carbre Liffeachair, King of Ireland, A. D. 264. The ancient name was Mac and signifies “Son of.” The possessions of the family were located in the present Counties of Mayo and Sligo.