in 327 A.D. They became known as the kingdom of Ailech and gave birth to the kindred of St. Columba and the Abbots of
. Descended were the Kings of
from 1034 to 1286. The MacDonalds, Kings of the Isles were descended through Somerled to MacCuish or MacCooish.
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In various documents McMannon has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations
. MacCuish, MacCooish, MacCuis, MacCoise, MacKewish, MacKewsh and many more.
Many who arrived from Scotland
settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would go on to become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. In the American War of Independence
, many settlers who remained loyal to England
went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Their descendants later began to recover the lost Scottish heritage through events such as the highland games that dot North America in the summer months. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the McMannon family emigrate to North America: John McCoosh settled in Pennsylvania in 1714.