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Re: Expanding horizons

Sue Dietz
 

Oh, Valerie, what a pleasant read. Thank you for sharing. I have been so disappointed about the cancelation of our British Isles cruise with all the wonderful stops. I just loved Scotland on my first visit two years ago. It felt so like home. I trust we will make that journey very soon.

Thanks again, and stay safe everyone!

Sue dietz

Largo, FL

With Wilson ancestors and Tharp€

 

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From: Valorie Zimmerman
Sent: Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:24 AM
To: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io
Subject: [Special] [ScotGen] Expanding horizons

 

No matter where you live, we're all facing the same threats, fears, and cascading news. I read something today that I thought you would like to see:

 

 

Judy Russell is always worth hearing. I hope you find this useful.

 

Be well,

 

Valorie

 


Help Please!!!

Claude Hanson <claudehanson@...>
 

I joined this cite a couple months ago, and actually have not been able to figure out how to use it.  I am particularly interested in connecting with people who are have family ancestors in Rafford, Moray county.  I have done rather extensive work and  have been relatively successful on the John Ross family.  My wife's father, Alexander John McLeod, was the son of John Ross's daughter Agnes McIntosh Ross and on the birth record it says his father was John McLeod of Alves.  He was raised in the John Ross household with his mother.

Could someone help me understand how to use this cite?


Re: McLeay 1830s

Josephine Conray
 

Hi Elizabeth

 

I just did a Google search there are a few records on there for a Farquhar McLeay and I  found this message board and the person is Brett Prentice posted 26 Dec 2014. He has Ann Campbell & Ann McLver as the same person, if that is right that would sort out the two families.

 

I am looking for anyone who may be researching Farquhar McLeay who married Ann Campbell McIver in August 1820 in Urral, Ross &amp; Cromarty. They had the following children:- Murdoch, Alexander, Murdoch, Farquhar, Margaret, Ann & amp; Colin. Margaret McLeay married Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack, Inverness and remained in Scotland. Story goes Farquhar McLeay (father and husband) died at the age of 42 and his widow Ann left for Australia with several children going with her. If you feel you have any information I would love to hear from you

 

I also read somewhere that the family name could be McLea and later change to McLeay.

 

I have looked at Ann McLeay shipping record so that is right.

 

Cheer

Josephine

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Saturday, 21 March 2020 11:01 PM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thanks Josephine, Iguess the confusion of genealogists shows here.

My confusion: Ann McLeay, crofters widow, is on the Storm Cloud in 1855, Glasgow to Launceston Tasmania Australia.

With her are son Murdoch, son Colin and daughter Ann.

Ann married MORRISON and they farmed next to Ann McLEAY at Bridport in Tasmania.

Murdoch , mother Ann and daughter Ann are buried in Tas.

Colin went to Victoria, married and had children.

It looks like the two families are actually one, and Ann and the children moved to Kilmorack after Farquhar died.

There were two sons Farquhar and Alexander who supposedly went to America and did not return.

And there was daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser, probably from the farm almost next door, and had two girls,and their daughter Ann went toTasmania and lived with Grandmother Ann and Aunt Ann, Uncle Murdoch and briefly Colin before he went to Victoria.
Thanks Goldie re the mort cloth, an idea I had not thought of.

 

Eliz



On 21 Mar 2020, at 4:24 am, Goldie & Lido Doratti <lidogold2@...> wrote:



Here is a ‘glimmer’ of hope.  See the film for this parish for these years (1838 ish).  The Parish Minister had to keep a record of income and expenses, so often (NOT ALWAYS) you will see a page in the record of marriages and births called Mort Cloth Rentals.  While it won’t tell you what date the death took place it will give the date the Mort Cloth was rented to place over the deceased. 

 

From: Josephine Conray

 

Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Hi Elizabeth

 

All the family trees on Ancestry have Farquhar McLeay death as 1838 in Scotland but with no place. I have search Scotland people and cannot find a death for Farquhar McLeay either side of that date by 10 years.

There seems to be a couple of families from around the same area that could be connected.

 

This one is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Mclver who had the following

Children,

Murdock Baptism 7/10/1822 in Urray,

Alexander Baptism 21/9/1824 in Urray,

Farquhar Baptism 21/9/1824, in Urray

Farquhar Baptism 14/4/1827, Urray

 

Your family is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Campbell born c1811 Ardacky  Kilmorack, Inverness, Scot.

Children:

Margaret Baptism 15 March 1832 Kilmorack, Inverness, Scotland Film/no 990709

Ann Baptism 28 April 1835 Kilmorack as above

Colin Baptism 8 Dec 1836 Kilmorack same as above.

 

I found a Margaret McLennan married to a Simon Fraser 1870 but I did find a Margaret McLeay married to a Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack.

 

Also found a Farquhar McLeay in NSW Police a Probationary Constables 1 Nov 1884 and 1 Feb 1885 police officer shield no 4785. He might be something to do with your family.

 

Hope this helps

Josephine

Qld Aust.

 

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Friday, 20 March 2020 7:28 AM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thank you.

My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.

However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.

Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.

I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...

My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.

Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.

So many rePeated  names make it difficult.

 

Elizabeth




On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.

 


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Re: McLeay 1830s

Eliz Cook
 

Thanks Josephine, Iguess the confusion of genealogists shows here.
My confusion: Ann McLeay, crofters widow, is on the Storm Cloud in 1855, Glasgow to Launceston Tasmania Australia.
With her are son Murdoch, son Colin and daughter Ann.
Ann married MORRISON and they farmed next to Ann McLEAY at Bridport in Tasmania.
Murdoch , mother Ann and daughter Ann are buried in Tas.
Colin went to Victoria, married and had children.
It looks like the two families are actually one, and Ann and the children moved to Kilmorack after Farquhar died.
There were two sons Farquhar and Alexander who supposedly went to America and did not return.
And there was daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser, probably from the farm almost next door, and had two girls,and their daughter Ann went toTasmania and lived with Grandmother Ann and Aunt Ann, Uncle Murdoch and briefly Colin before he went to Victoria.
Thanks Goldie re the mort cloth, an idea I had not thought of.

Eliz

On 21 Mar 2020, at 4:24 am, Goldie & Lido Doratti <lidogold2@...> wrote:


Here is a ‘glimmer’ of hope.  See the film for this parish for these years (1838 ish).  The Parish Minister had to keep a record of income and expenses, so often (NOT ALWAYS) you will see a page in the record of marriages and births called Mort Cloth Rentals.  While it won’t tell you what date the death took place it will give the date the Mort Cloth was rented to place over the deceased. 
 
From: Josephine Conray

Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s
 

Hi Elizabeth

 

All the family trees on Ancestry have Farquhar McLeay death as 1838 in Scotland but with no place. I have search Scotland people and cannot find a death for Farquhar McLeay either side of that date by 10 years.

There seems to be a couple of families from around the same area that could be connected.

 

This one is Farquhar McLeay and Ann McCiver who had the following

Children,

Murdock Baptism 7/10/1822 in Urray,

Alexander Baptism 21/9/1824 in Urray,

Farquhar Baptism 21/9/1824, in Urray

Farquhar Baptism 14/4/1827, Urray

 

Your family is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Campbell born c1811 Ardacky  Kilmorack, Inverness, Scot.

Children:

Margaret Baptism 15 March 1832 Kilmorack, Inverness, Scotland Film/no 990709

Ann Baptism 28 April 1835 Kilmorack as above

Colin Baptism 8 Dec 1836 Kilmorack same as above.

 

I found a Margaret McLennan married to a Simon Fraser 1870 but I did find a Margaret McLeay married to a Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack.

 

Also found a Farquhar McLeay in NSW Police a Probationary Constables 1 Nov 1884 and 1 Feb 1885 police officer shield no 4785. He might be something to do with your family.

 

Hope this helps

Josephine

Qld Aust.

 

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Friday, 20 March 2020 7:28 AM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thank you.

My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.

However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.

Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.

I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...

My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.

Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.

So many rePeated  names make it difficult.

 

Elizabeth



On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.




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Expanding horizons

 

No matter where you live, we're all facing the same threats, fears, and cascading news. I read something today that I thought you would like to see:
 
 
Judy Russell is always worth hearing. I hope you find this useful.
 
Be well,
 
Valorie


Re: McLeay 1830s

Eliz Cook
 

Thank you.
My McLeay FRASER connection I believe is Margaret married Simon. 
I understood two Murdock McLeays, imagined one died, but there was certainly a Murdock, Ann and Colin who came to Aus. With their mother Ann.
I understood Ann Campbell was born 1897 and she married FArquhar McLeay in 1820 in Urray and they moved to Kilmorack after Colin was born.
when Ann ,the daughter, dies in Launceston the death notice said she was the granddaughter of Donald McLeay of the 77th Rossshire Highlanders.
There were prominent McLeays in Australian parliament and a naturalist in sYdney which I have believed were not related.
Not sure where I go with this.

Elizabeth 

On 21 Mar 2020, at 1:58 am, Josephine Conray <javc@...> wrote:



Hi Elizabeth

 

All the family trees on Ancestry have Farquhar McLeay death as 1838 in Scotland but with no place. I have search Scotland people and cannot find a death for Farquhar McLeay either side of that date by 10 years.

There seems to be a couple of families from around the same area that could be connected.

 

This one is Farquhar McLeay and Ann McCiver who had the following

Children,

Murdock Baptism 7/10/1822 in Urray,

Alexander Baptism 21/9/1824 in Urray,

Farquhar Baptism 21/9/1824, in Urray

Farquhar Baptism 14/4/1827, Urray

 

Your family is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Campbell born c1811 Ardacky  Kilmorack, Inverness, Scot.

Children:

Margaret Baptism 15 March 1832 Kilmorack, Inverness, Scotland Film/no 990709

Ann Baptism 28 April 1835 Kilmorack as above

Colin Baptism 8 Dec 1836 Kilmorack same as above.

 

I found a Margaret McLennan married to a Simon Fraser 1870 but I did find a Margaret McLeay married to a Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack.

 

Also found a Farquhar McLeay in NSW Police a Probationary Constables 1 Nov 1884 and 1 Feb 1885 police officer shield no 4785. He might be something to do with your family.

 

Hope this helps

Josephine

Qld Aust.

 

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Friday, 20 March 2020 7:28 AM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thank you.

My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.

However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.

Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.

I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...

My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.

Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.

So many rePeated  names make it difficult.

 

Elizabeth 



On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.




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Re: McLeay 1830s

Goldie & Lido Doratti
 

Here is a ‘glimmer’ of hope.  See the film for this parish for these years (1838 ish).  The Parish Minister had to keep a record of income and expenses, so often (NOT ALWAYS) you will see a page in the record of marriages and births called Mort Cloth Rentals.  While it won’t tell you what date the death took place it will give the date the Mort Cloth was rented to place over the deceased.  Of course it would depend on whether or not the family could afford to rent one.  Not all, but most parishes had 2 Mort Cloths.....one for the poorer folks and one for those who had more money.  The cloth covered the body to the grave yard where it was removed before burial.  I have seem many films and must say not all parishes put this info in the register book for births and marriages, but on occasion you get lucky.  And note....it may say “Joe Smith’s wife” and not give her by her first and maiden name.  Worth the ‘shot’......Goldie
 

From: Josephine Conray
Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:57 PM
To: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s
 

Hi Elizabeth

 

All the family trees on Ancestry have Farquhar McLeay death as 1838 in Scotland but with no place. I have search Scotland people and cannot find a death for Farquhar McLeay either side of that date by 10 years.

There seems to be a couple of families from around the same area that could be connected.

 

This one is Farquhar McLeay and Ann McCiver who had the following

Children,

Murdock Baptism 7/10/1822 in Urray,

Alexander Baptism 21/9/1824 in Urray,

Farquhar Baptism 21/9/1824, in Urray

Farquhar Baptism 14/4/1827, Urray

 

Your family is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Campbell born c1811 Ardacky  Kilmorack, Inverness, Scot.

Children:

Margaret Baptism 15 March 1832 Kilmorack, Inverness, Scotland Film/no 990709

Ann Baptism 28 April 1835 Kilmorack as above

Colin Baptism 8 Dec 1836 Kilmorack same as above.

 

I found a Margaret McLennan married to a Simon Fraser 1870 but I did find a Margaret McLeay married to a Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack.

 

Also found a Farquhar McLeay in NSW Police a Probationary Constables 1 Nov 1884 and 1 Feb 1885 police officer shield no 4785. He might be something to do with your family.

 

Hope this helps

Josephine

Qld Aust.

 

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Friday, 20 March 2020 7:28 AM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thank you.

My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.

However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.

Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.

I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...

My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.

Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.

So many rePeated  names make it difficult.

 

Elizabeth



On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.




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Re: McLeay 1830s

Josephine Conray
 

Hi Elizabeth

 

All the family trees on Ancestry have Farquhar McLeay death as 1838 in Scotland but with no place. I have search Scotland people and cannot find a death for Farquhar McLeay either side of that date by 10 years.

There seems to be a couple of families from around the same area that could be connected.

 

This one is Farquhar McLeay and Ann McCiver who had the following

Children,

Murdock Baptism 7/10/1822 in Urray,

Alexander Baptism 21/9/1824 in Urray,

Farquhar Baptism 21/9/1824, in Urray

Farquhar Baptism 14/4/1827, Urray

 

Your family is Farquhar McLeay and Ann Campbell born c1811 Ardacky  Kilmorack, Inverness, Scot.

Children:

Margaret Baptism 15 March 1832 Kilmorack, Inverness, Scotland Film/no 990709

Ann Baptism 28 April 1835 Kilmorack as above

Colin Baptism 8 Dec 1836 Kilmorack same as above.

 

I found a Margaret McLennan married to a Simon Fraser 1870 but I did find a Margaret McLeay married to a Finlay Fraser in 1855 in Kilmorack.

 

Also found a Farquhar McLeay in NSW Police a Probationary Constables 1 Nov 1884 and 1 Feb 1885 police officer shield no 4785. He might be something to do with your family.

 

Hope this helps

Josephine

Qld Aust.

 

 

From: Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Scots@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Eliz Cook
Sent: Friday, 20 March 2020 7:28 AM
To: Scots@scotland-genealogy.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ScotGen] McLeay 1830s

 

Thank you.

My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.

However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.

Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.

I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...

My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.

Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.

So many rePeated  names make it difficult.

 

Elizabeth 



On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.




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Re: McLeay 1830s

Eliz Cook
 

Thank you.
My Farquhar married Ann Campbell in 1820 in Urray and my rel Colin is his last born 1836. Ann is listed as a crofters widow in Kilmorack in the 1841 census.
However they did have an earlier born son also Farquhar who we think went to America, not in Kilmorack in 1841.
Interesting also Farquhar senior and Ann Campbell had a daughter Margaret who married Simon Fraser in Inverness and had a daughter Ann.
I do not think this Kiltarlity Farquhar is my ancestor Colins brother, but it is possible, and something to keep in mind . He is too young to be Colins father. Of course ages can be incorrect...
My understanding is the family moved from Blarnabee Urray about the time Colin was born and Farquhar died around then.
Mother Ann  and children Colin, Murdoch and Ann McLEAY went to Australia on the Storm Cloud in 1855. Later Granddaughter Ann FRAZER joined them after both her parents died in Scotland.
So many rePeated  names make it difficult.


Elizabeth 

On 19 Mar 2020, at 8:59 pm, Seymour Hosking <seymourh@...> wrote:

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.


Re: McLeay 1830s

Seymour Hosking
 

There is a Farquhar McLeay at Kiltarlity in the 1841 census. He married Ann Fraser in 1837 and they have two children born 1838 and 1839 or so.
He is aged 58 in 1871.


Re: McLeay 1830s

DixieAC
 

Good luck. Hope you find him. I’m still hunting for an unknown father myself (early 1800s) and it’s not so easy.

On Mar 18, 2020, at 4:39 PM, Eliz Cook <elizcook@...> wrote:

Hi
I am looking for Farquhar McLeay who fathered a child Colin born 1836 in Blarnabee, Urray.
Where did Farquhar die and where is he buried?
By 1841 the family minus him is in Kilmorack.
Any ideas?
Elizabeth


On 11 Mar 2020, at 1:47 AM, Josephine Conray <javc@...> wrote:

Hi the test came through but it’s the only one on this new list
Josephine
 
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Sent: Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:26 AM
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Re: test

 

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 07:47 AM, Josephine Conray wrote:

Hi the test came through but it’s the only one on this new list

Josephine

Hi Josephine (and everyone) -- there have been lots of posts to this list since it was set up some months ago. If you login to https://scotland-genealogy.groups.io and browse or search messages, you will see hundreds. You can see and search the subgroups as well -- Islay has been particularly busy.

All the best,

Valorie


Re: McLeay 1830s

Eliz Cook
 

Hi
I am looking for Farquhar McLeay who fathered a child Colin born 1836 in Blarnabee, Urray.
Where did Farquhar die and where is he buried?
By 1841 the family minus him is in Kilmorack.
Any ideas?
Elizabeth


On 11 Mar 2020, at 1:47 AM, Josephine Conray <javc@...> wrote:

Hi the test came through but it’s the only one on this new list

Josephine

 

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Ardchattan Parish of Argyll

Ardchattan @Argyll history
 

If there are any folks here who connect up with ancestors in the Parish of Ardchattan in the North part of Argyll, it would be great to hear from you.
We have a FB group  ..  Ardchattan parish archive
and a wiki based information website : http://ardchattan.wikidot.com


Re: Newcastle/Gateshead (io.groups)

Ardchattan @Argyll history
 

The Argyll one is here now https://.groups.io/g/Argyll


Re: Cowan and Scott in Selkirkshire, Scotland

 

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 11:48 PM Valorie Zimmerman via Groups.Io <valorie.zimmerman=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
In 1832, my direct-line Cowan ancestors left Selkirkshire, Scotlan for Lower Canada (now Ontario, Canada). Walter Cowan born 19 August 1809, Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire.

He married 1. Jean 'Jennie' Scott 'of Harden' on 24 February 1805, Yarrow, Selkirkshire. Jean Scott was born 1780-1790 possibly in Harden, Roxburghshire. She could have been the daughter of George Scott,  M2TL-5VG on FamilySearch. I'll have to look at the baptism record in my local Family History Center to see if there is more in the image than just two names.

They had three sons, one of whom died a few months after birth:

A. James Scott Cowan (proven by DNA)
Born 19 August 1809 • Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 29 September 1893 • Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

B. Andrew Cowan
Born 25 January 1814 • Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 5 April 1814 • Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland

C. Walter Scott Cowan my 2nd great-grandfather
Born 31 October 1817 • Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 20 June 1886 • Wellington, Ontario, Canada 

James came first to Canada to find land for the family before they came in 1832. 

Here is James with his family in 1851:


Walter Cowan married again, presumably after Jennie's death, sometime between Walter Scott's birth and the new marriage on 4 November 1821 in Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland

2. Agnes Willison
Born  ~1800 • Scotland
Died 1853 in Galt, Waterloo, Upper Canada, now Ontario, Canada (only her headstone established that date)

Walter and Agnes had two children in Yarrow Feus, William and Jane Scott. Jane died in Ontario unmarried. I have no identified DNA matches through William's line - yet. I've not built it all the way down yet. 

As you can see, I have more work to do on this family, especially in the Scottish records. If you have any connection to the family, please speak up! I love collaborating with cousins. 

Valorie - Gedmatch M186808, SQ780327C1

PS: I forgot to say that this Cowan line is linked with Y-DNA too:  https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/cowan thanks to my dear departed papa.


Cowan and Scott in Selkirkshire, Scotland

 

In 1832, my direct-line Cowan ancestors left Selkirkshire, Scotlan for Lower Canada (now Ontario, Canada). Walter Cowan born 19 August 1809, Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire.

He married 1. Jean 'Jennie' Scott 'of Harden' on 24 February 1805, Yarrow, Selkirkshire. Jean Scott was born 1780-1790 possibly in Harden, Roxburghshire. She could have been the daughter of George Scott,  M2TL-5VG on FamilySearch. I'll have to look at the baptism record in my local Family History Center to see if there is more in the image than just two names.

They had three sons, one of whom died a few months after birth:

A. James Scott Cowan (proven by DNA)
Born 19 August 1809 • Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 29 September 1893 • Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

B. Andrew Cowan
Born 25 January 1814 • Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 5 April 1814 • Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland

C. Walter Scott Cowan my 2nd great-grandfather
Born 31 October 1817 • Yarrow Feus, Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died 20 June 1886 • Wellington, Ontario, Canada 

James came first to Canada to find land for the family before they came in 1832. 

Here is James with his family in 1851:


Walter Cowan married again, presumably after Jennie's death, sometime between Walter Scott's birth and the new marriage on 4 November 1821 in Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland

2. Agnes Willison
Born  ~1800 • Scotland
Died 1853 in Galt, Waterloo, Upper Canada, now Ontario, Canada (only her headstone established that date)

Walter and Agnes had two children in Yarrow Feus, William and Jane Scott. Jane died in Ontario unmarried. I have no identified DNA matches through William's line - yet. I've not built it all the way down yet. 

As you can see, I have more work to do on this family, especially in the Scottish records. If you have any connection to the family, please speak up! I love collaborating with cousins. 

Valorie - Gedmatch M186808, SQ780327C1


Re: Calton burial ground Edinburgh

Lauraine Syrnick
 

Not too sure, but is this what you are looking for?


My GG Grandfather is buried by himself on a hill near Maywick Beach in Shetland.  He died in a fishing accident many years ago and not found until 6 months later.  So he was dragged in a sail to this burial spot and his brother asked to identify him. This resulted in the brother having a nervous breakdown and it was some time before he could fish again.  It took me years of searching to finally find a written piece about the accident but finally did.

Lauraine (Smith) Syrnick


On Mar 10, 2020, at 20:54, Janet Miller <janetmiller@...> wrote:

Hi listers
 Good to see the group up and running. My certificate for the burial ground has it spelt two ways so I am not sure, but am looking for index or a disc for burials.  Was not needing it when in Scotland earlier this year and was at Scots Genealogy. Guess that will need to be my first port of call. Suppose it is useless to look for Lair records , which in the past I have received for Peebles, but am told very few have survived.
Am looking for Plenderleith and Sutherland at present.
Cheers
Janet in down under New Zealand


Calton burial ground Edinburgh

Janet Miller
 

Hi listers
 Good to see the group up and running. My certificate for the burial ground has it spelt two ways so I am not sure, but am looking for index or a disc for burials.  Was not needing it when in Scotland earlier this year and was at Scots Genealogy. Guess that will need to be my first port of call. Suppose it is useless to look for Lair records , which in the past I have received for Peebles, but am told very few have survived.
Am looking for Plenderleith and Sutherland at present.
Cheers
Janet in down under New Zealand


Re: test

LorneandJudy
 

Test ok here.
Judy Anderson


On Mar 10, 2020, at 7:30 AM, Jean Wighton-Hudson <whudson@...> wrote:


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