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Robert Scott McMickin (abt. 1797 - aft. 1848)

Robert Scott McMickin aka McMichen, McMickan, Mecken
Born about in Tennessee, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1819 in Russellville, Franklin County, ALmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Johnson, Arkansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2017
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McMican, Mickin, MicMickin, McMichin, MacMicken, McMichen, McMickan, Mecken, McMicking

McMicking Clan Motto: Res Non Verde "Deeds Not Words"

Robert was born about 1797, passed away after 1848 but before 1850 in Arkansas, possibly Johnson county.

Robert married Judith Davis and had issue:

Alabama McMickin m Francis Jordan
Lucy Ann McMickin m John B. Lacy
Levi Scott McMickin m Emma Turner
Judith McMickin m Martin T. Lacy
Mary Matilda McMickin m Jefferson Guise

He and Judith moved from Alabama to Arkansas near Pope & Johnson county lines as they are shown in both counties.

Time Line

1812-1815 Robert McMickin served as a Sergeant in the War of 1812 in the service of McCrory's West Tennessee Militia. [1]

in 1819 Robert appeared on the tax roll for Huntsville, Alabama [2]

01 Apr 1820 Robert was appointed tax collector for Franklin County, Alabama. [3]

04 Dec 1824 Robert appeared in the newspaper, Cahawba Press and Alabama Intelligence. Russellville, Franklin County, AL

Listed as delinquent on his taxes in the amount of $602.40 for the year 1820. He was sued and judgement was obtained.

05 Oct 1831 Robert appeared in the newspaper, Weekly Arkansas Gazette Little Rock, AR.

In the election of the General Assembly of the Territory of Arkansas, on Monday last ... In the Legislative Council, on the 3rd balloting Robert McMickin was elected Door-keeper. McMickin 12 votes, Shannon 5 votes, Gray 1 vote. [4]

He passed away after 1848 as he is shown having purchased a land patent on 01 Jun 1848 Natchitoches Parish, LA [5] and unable to find him in the 1850 census.


  1. United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), Robert Mcmickin, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 141; FHL microfilm 882,659.
  2., Alabama, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890. [Resident's List]
  3., Alabama, Civil Appointments, 1818-1939. Film: M881574.
  5. State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, Office of State Lands, Historical Documents. ( ) 538.11365: US Tract Book Volume 64 Page Number 110 (Natchitoches District)
  • Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Arkansas Census, 1819-1870.

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