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Where did the Scottish Apone family come from? What is the Scottish Apone family crest and coat of arms? When did the Apone family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Apone family history?The west coast of Scotland and the rocky Hebrides islands are the ancient home of the Apone family. The root of their name is the son of the blond one, or son of Alpin.
Spelling variations were extremely common in medieval names, since scribes from that era recorded names according to sound rather than a standard set of rules. Apone has appeared in various documents spelled MacAlpine, MacAlpin, MacAilpein (Gaelic) and others.
First found in Argyllshire, where they were descended from King Kenneth MacAlpin who was murdered by the Picts near Dundee in the year 834. MacAlpin is generally considered to have been the first king to rule both Scots and Picts, and as such, was the first king of Scotland.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Apone research. Another 385 words(28 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1395, 1405, and 1531 are included under the topic Early Apone History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Apone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Apone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 51 words(4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Ancestors of many of the Dalriadan families who crossed the Atlantic still live along the east coast of the United States and Canada. Some Scottish settlers arrived in Canada during the American War of Independence as United Empire Loyalists, while others stayed south to fight for a new nation. The descendants of Scottish settlers in both countries began to rediscover their heritage in the 19th and 20th centuries through Clan societies and highland games. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Apone or a variant listed above: Robert MacAlpin, who settled in New York State in 1740; William MacAlpine settled in New York in 1774; Hugh and James MacAlpin settled in New York in 1811. James Alpin was registered as a United Empire Loyalist..
The Apone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Apone Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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