The roots of the Nickeson family stretch back to the Strathclyde people of the Scottish/English Borderlands, who were the first to use their surname. It is derived from the
Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.
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.
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Notable amongst the family at this time was Robert Nixon, English legendary prophet of Cheshire
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Nickson, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1683 with his wife Marjory and six sons and three daughters; George Nixon, who was on record in New York in 1760.