The McVey Family

McVey family crest

(Crest No. 246. Plate 44.)

THE McVey family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Colla Vais, or Huais, King of Ireland, A. D. 315. The ancient name was Vais and signifies “Beauty.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Westmeath and Queens County.