The McClelland Family

McClelland family crest

(Crest No. 308. Plate 26.)

THE McClelland family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Earca, son of Olliol Molt, King of Ireland, A. D. 463. The ancient name was Lelland and signifies “Favorite.” The possessions of the family were located in the present County of Londonderry.