Nickeson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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 personal name Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.
Early Origins of the Nickeson family
The surname Nickeson was first found in Cumberland 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 Nickeson family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nickeson research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1588, 1662, 1646 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Nickeson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nickeson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Nixon, Nicksoun, Nickson, Nicheson, Nickson and others.
Early Notables of the Nickeson family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Robert Nixon, English legendary prophet of Cheshire, however, many accounts about him appear to be in conflict with each other, it is generally...
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Migration of the Nickeson family to Ireland
Some of the Nickeson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 70 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Nickeson family
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.
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