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Midgett Early Origins



The surname Midgett was first found in Limousin, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Limoge and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Midgett Spelling Variations


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Midgett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Migette, Midgett, Midgette, Migett, Migeot and others.

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Midgett Early History


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Midgett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Midgett research. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1728 is included under the topic Early Midgett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Midgett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Midgett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Midgett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Midgett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R L Midgett, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Midgett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Midgett (post 1700)



  • John Allen Midgett Jr. (1876-1938), American senior enlisted member of first the United States Lifesaving Service, and later the United States Coast Guard, recipient of the Gold Lifesaving Medal
  • Lorimer Midgett, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964
  • Rasmus S Midgett (1851-1926), United States Life-Saving Service, recipient of the Gold Lifesaving Medal, single-handedly rescued ten men from the sinking barkentine "Priscilla"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Midgett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Midgett 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 November 2015 at 11:17.

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