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Skees Early Origins



The surname Skees was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.

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Skees Spelling Variations


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Skees Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeoch, Skewych, Skeach and others.

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Skees Early History


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Skees Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skees research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1522, 1533 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Skees History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Skees Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skees Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skees 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:

Skees Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • J. G. Skees, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905

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Contemporary Notables of the name Skees (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skees (post 1700)



  • Derek Skees, American politician, Republican member of the Montana Legislature
  • Florence Lee Sandidge Skees (1875-1963), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944
  • Derek Skees, American Republican politician, Member of Montana State House of Representatives 4th District; Elected 2010

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    2. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
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    The Skees Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skees 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 10 November 2016 at 13:41.

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