The McCartron Family

McCartron family crest

(Crest No. 271. Plate 55.)

THE McCartron family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Rossa Failge, son of Cathire More, King of Ireland, A. D. 144. The ancient name was Cartron and signifies “Friendly.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present Counties of Mayo and Sligo.