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Mighells Early Origins



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.

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Mighells Spelling Variations


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Mighells Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mighill, Mihil, Mial, Mighell, Miggel, Miggle and many more.

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Mighells Early History


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Mighells Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mighells research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1598 is included under the topic Early Mighells History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mighells Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mighells Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Mighells In Ireland


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Mighells In Ireland



Some of the Mighells family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mighells (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mighells (post 1700)



  • Vice Admiral James Mighells (d. 1733), English Royal Navy officer, Comptroller of the Navy

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Mighells Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Mighells Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mighells 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 14 June 2012 at 08:23.

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