William McMicking (aka William McMiken of Colmonell) was born May 21,1727,Miltonise,New Luce,Scotland and died 1818, Glenluce, Scotland. He was the son of Thomas McMicking (III) (1710-1756) and Jeanet McMieken (1698-1733). In 1745 in New Luce, Scotland he married Eleanor (Helen) Montague (1723,England - ?).
William owned large amounts of property in New Luce, Colmonell, Wigton and Glenluce, amongst others. It is believed that even though he had four children of his own and living at Colmonell when his father died, he took in his younger brother (Peter). William was heir to Miltonise, but did not reside there.
1 John McMicking (McMiken) (1745 - 1841)
2 Janet McMickin (McMiken) (1746-
3 William McMiken (1749-
4 James McMickin (1755-1799,Pennsylvania,USA) - married Elizabeth Bristow
Records of R G McMicking Collection
Records of L Meighan, Research files
Records of D Madger, Research files
Records of A Riker, (Email to Reg McMicking)