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"AUCHINCLOSS, AUCHBJLOSS. From lands of the name in the parish of Kilmarnock. Achinlos of that Ilk an Ayrshire family long extinct. James Auchincloss of that Ilk appears in record in 1493 (ADC.), and again in 1500 as Achinlos of that Ilk (PDG.). James Auchinlos, another of the name, was tenant of Welstoun, Ayr, in 1499 (ER., xi, p. 438), and Felicity (Felicitatis) Achinlos of Adamhill recorded, 1500 (Simon, 12). James Assinloss of that Ilk was one of the jury that tried Adam Colquhoune for murder in 1561-2 (Trials, i, p. 420; Pont., p. 70). There is record in 1592 of a band of caution by James Asloss of that Ilk (RFC., iv, p. 710), and Adam Asloss of that Ilk was cautioner in the testament of Patrick Tran, provost of Irvine, who died in 1611 (Pont., p. 71). James Aslois de cod em succeeded his father in the lands of Aslois in the barony of Kilmarnock in 1616 (Retours. Ayr.). The name is also found in the Edinburgh marriage records in 1679. Hugh Auchincloss (1817-1890) and John Auchincloss, sons of Hugh Auchincloss of Paisley were prominent merchants in New York City. Asloace 1704, Awchinlos 1549. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Wikipedia James Coats Auchincloss (January 19, 1885 in New York City ? October 2, 1976 in Alexandria, Virginia) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician who represented in the United States House of Representatives from 1943?1965.