Early Origins of the Kincade family
Early History of the Kincade family
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Kincade Spelling Variations
In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Kincade has appeared as Kincaid, Kinkeed, Kincade, Kyncade, Kinkaid and many more.
Early Notables of the Kincade family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Kincaid (1579-1600) who led an unfortunate life with a brutal husband, John Kincaid of Warriston. Eventually, his violent ways became too much for her to bear and she incited a servant of hers to batter the man to death with his bare...
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Migration of the Kincade family to Ireland
Some of the Kincade family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kincade family to the New World and Oceana
The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North America. Among them:
Kincade Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Kincade Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Kincade (post 1700)
Kincade Family Crest Products