Early Origins of the Mickens family
Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Mickens family
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Mickens Spelling Variations
spelling variations appear in records of early Scottish names. Mickens has appeared as MacMichael, MacGilliemichael and others.
Early Notables of the Mickens family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mickens family to Ireland
Some of the Mickens family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Mickens family to the New World and Oceana
These settlers arrived in North America at a time when the east was burgeoning with prosperous colonies and the expanses of the west were just being opened up. The American War of Independence was also imminent. Some Scots stayed to fight for a new country, while others who remained loyal went north as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of them went on to rediscover their heritage in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic Scottish events. The Mickens were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Mickens Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Mickens (post 1700)
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