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This Irish Sept are a branch of the O'Cahans, the former Lords of Keenaght, and one of the leading Clans of Ulster before the 16th century Scottish colonisation. The MacCloskeys are from Co.Derry and descend from one Bloskey O'Kane, slayer of Murtagh O'Loughlin heir to the Irish Throne in 1196. The names as McCloskey or McCluskey is also well known in America, Dr. K MacCloskey being Cardinal of New York in 1875. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Mac Bhloscaidh which was dated C1659, All Ireland Census during the reign of Richard Cromwell, The Lord Protector, 1658 - 1659 Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation...

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Ludwick McCluskey approximately 1895 to 1960 Walter Benjamin Mccluskey born 1918 died approximately 1991 Stephen Charles McCluskey(restaurant owner on Nantucket Island) Born 1946 still living as of 2021


Charles McCluskey Past Supreme Knight of the Knights of St Columba and Papal Knight of St Gregory the Great Born 1960 Glasgow Scotland and still alive

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