Early Origins of the Mighells family
The surname Mighells was first found in Suffolk
where the family was anciently seated. The first on record was John Miggel, recorded with lands in Suffolk
in 1327 and in the same year Richard Mighell was found in Essex.
Early History of the Mighells family
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Mighells Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mighill, Mihil, Mial, Mighell, Miggel, Miggle and many more.
Early Notables of the Mighells family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mighells family to Ireland
Some of the Mighells family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Mighells family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ann Mighill, who arrived in Virginia in 1619; John and William Mighill or Mighell, who settled in Mobile, Alabama in 1840; Thomas Mighill, who settled in Rowley Mass in 1640.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mighells (post 1700)
- Vice Admiral James Mighells (d. 1733), English Royal Navy officer, Comptroller of the Navy