Our long time friend and Secretary Treasurer and Genealogist, Carolyn Barclay has passed. Her dedication and persistence in supporting Clay Barclay will long be remembered by those who knew and loved her so much.
Welcome to the Official Site of Clan Barclay International. This site is dedicated to providing activities and information concerning the Scottish Clan Barclay.
The latest Barclay Broadside newsletter is now available for download. Just click on the “Newsletter” button link above or click here to download: Fall 2011 Issue
Clan Barclay will be the honored clan at the Celtic Gathering in Lancaster, Ohio, on May 21st, 2011. Join Great Lakes Regional Commissioner Ted Barclay at the gathering. More information is available at http://www.lancastercelticgathering.com/Lancaster_Celtic_Gathering/Welcome.html.
The following individuals will serve as officers of Clan Barclay International for 2011 and 2012: President, Heath W. Barkley; Vice-President, Ralph L. Barclay; Secretary-Treasurer, Carolyn L. Barkley, FSA Scot.
Lt. Col. Loring Barclay Smith, USAF Ret.
Lt. Col. Loring Barclay Smith, USAF Ret., died on 23 July 2010. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, 5 November 2010 at 11:00 a.m. (Section 64, grave #861). Loring was a life member of Clan Barclay International and one of its founding members. A World War II veteran, he graduated from the Army Air Corps flying school at Turner Field, Georgia, on 12 December 1941 and served until his retirement at HQ Air Defense Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on 31 July 1965. From his arrival in the South Pacific in February 1942, through the Solomon Islands and Guadalcanal with the 67th Pursuit Squadron, then with the 347th Fighter Group at Tontouta Air Base, New Caledonia, and then on to HQ 13th Air Force Fighter Command at Efate on Vanuatu Island, he served as a fighter pilot, a senior controller, a group operations officer, and an interceptor officer until his return stateside in August 1943. He served in various capacities until demobilization in 1946. As a civilian, he went to work for American Airlines until recalled to service in August 1950. The officers and members of Clan Barclay extend their sympathy to Loring’s family members: daughter, Wendy Barclay Thornton , granddaughters, Diana Lynne Dwyer and Sandra Ann Denham, and great-grandchildren, Sean Barclay Denham and Kathryn Grace Denham.
In memory of William L. “Bo” Barkley. Died July 14, 2010
Commissioner to the Chief of Clan Barclay for North America and former President of Clan Barclay International.
Clan Barclay DNA project was established in 2008 and exists to support genealogical research and the linking of Barclay [Barkley, Berclay, Bercley, Berklay] families worldwide. This project is available for a fee and is provided by FamilyTreeDNA. Participation in the DNA project is open to all interested individuals, whether or not they are members of Clan Barclay International.
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