The McAroy Family

McAroy family crest

(Crest No. 11. Plate 3.)

THE McAroy family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Brian, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Aodh and signifies “Skillful.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Sligo.