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Genealogy

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Genealogical notes and stories about the Livingstone family, 4 October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/40
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes and stories about the Livingstone family including their connections with Kerrera, Ulva and Blantyre [Cearrara, and Ulbha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Lanarkshire] and David Livingstone the explorer. There is a story about a Livingstone at Achnacree killing a deer for the King with an arrow and subsequently losing possession of Dail an eas [Achadh na Crithe and Dail an Eas/Dalness, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Also includes a story about 'The baron who bro[ugh]t body of...

Genealogical notes entitled 'Maceachains', 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/19
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes entitled 'Maceachains' including the patronymics of two Neill Maceachains [Neil MacEachen] and notes on their connection with Ronald of Arasaig [Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], Howbeg [Tobha Beag, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum. Also noted is how some of the family changed their name to MacDonald while the others remained as MacEachen and that Alexander Mor Howbig [Alexander MacEachen later MacDonald] had four...

Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/68
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The notes include that Donald Livingstone, fought at the Battle of Culloden aged eighteen, where nine of his men were shot carrying the Prince's flag. He took the flag and 'swathed [it] round his body. He was shot down and was thought to be dead but he got up with nine bullet wounds - flesh wounds which were seen in his body when he died aged 79 or 80 years old'. There are...

Genealogical tree entitled Pedigree of The Linlithgowshire Simpsons, including Pedigrees of the Families of Cleland of Cleland, Jervies, Russells, and Raleighs, 1895

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Identifier: Coll-1848/Df.1.33/24
Scope and Contents Genealogical tree entitled Pedigree of The Linlithgowshire Simpsons, including Pedigrees of the Families of Cleland of Cleland, Jervies, Russells, and Raleighs, prepared by Robert Russell Simpson, W. S. (Writer to the Signet) in 1895. The tree starts with Adam Wallace of Riccarton (1197-c 1250), and then three main ancestors: 1) Alexander Cleland of Cleland (also known as Kneeland, of Cleland of the Ilk) (contemporary of Alexander III, King of Scotland); 2)...

Genealogical tree entitled The Pedigree of the Right Honourable John Francis Erskine Goodeve Erskine, Earl of Mar, Baron Garioch, late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-1973/28
Scope and Contents Genealogical tree entitled The Pedigree of the Right Honourable John Francis Erskine Goodeve Erskine, Earl of Mar, Baron Garioch, starting with Gratney *or Gartney), Earl of Mar (Son and Heir of Donald Earl of Mar), and his wife Christian Bruce, sister of King Robert I, and finishing with John F. E. Goodeve Erskine and his sisters.

Genealogy, c1890

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Identifier: BAI 5/4
Scope and Contents Family register pages [from a bible] containing the genealogy of John Baillie (1829-1891).

Genealogy of the Campbell's possibly by Ewen MacDougall (fl. 1800-1810)

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Identifier: Coll-1686
Scope and Contents Ms volume in modern binding. The spine title is: 'Genealogie of the Campbells - Ewen MacDougall', though the name is lacking in the ms itself. The text begins: 'This Clan were of old called Clan o Duibn (or rather Duibhn with bh according to the irish Silabication, bh and mk with them of the same value with the consonant v or vau in latine or English) I say of old so called from the famous Knights and Champions the o Duibhns...'. The author refers to the Campbells being known 'for...

Journal of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1792-1815

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Identifier: Coll-51/3/1
Scope and Contents 1 volume giving details of Murchison's early life and family ( 1792-1815), with enclosed notes

Laurie and Hamilton Bruce family history

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Identifier: Coll-1522
Scope and Contents This spiral bound hard-backed volume has 86pp, numbered, with some pasted in illustrations. It is entitled A family patchwork by a Scottish cousin and was written by C. A. Hamilton Bruce. It was privately printed and was produced by Diane E. Thompson, Typing and Duplicating Service, 16 Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh. Chapter headings include: 'The Hamilton Bruces', 'The Lauries', 'Nairne Lodge Days', 'Dornoch Days', 'Patchwork section', and 'Grangehill Days'....

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Hay Caird, 29 January 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/9
Scope and Contents Caird states how interested he was in Ewart's letter which appeared in The Scotsman. He also discusses physical development and the transference of lines of thought between generations. He gives examples of his own family, and of other Scottish families.