Early Origins of the Maget family
The surname Maget was first found in Selkirkshire
where they held a family seat
in the parish of Yarrow. Randulf Meggat was the Chief of his Clan
, known as the Megget of Megget in the year 1190. He was a witness to the marching of the boundaries of the abbey and lands of Stobo in that year. The Clan
later became tenants of Newbattle Abbey, At Cramalt the clan erected a tower, which became their seat.
Early History of the Maget family
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Maget Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Meggat, Megat, Meggot, Meggott, Megatt, Meggatt, Megit, Meggit, Meggitt, Megitt, Megget, Meggett, Meget, Miggot, Miggat, Miggott, Migott, Meggatson, Magetson, Maggetson, Megatson, Megetson, Meggetson, Maggot and many more.
Early Notables of the Maget family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Maget family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Maget Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Joseph Maget U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 CITATION[CLOSE]
Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X