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  1. Matheson/Matthewson Fort Augustus 1800's

    I go back to Owen Matheson (Matthewson) the son of John Matheson and Catherine McIntosh. Owen was from Fort Augustus, Iverness, Scotland and he married Catherine Byrnes at Hexham in NSW Australia, 5 October 1854. Any information about this family (Owen's birth, parents marriage, other...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 23-07-2009 6:15 AM
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  2. John Macdonald of the Rifle Corpse

    On 26th December 1818 in Inverness "John M'Donald of the Rifle Corpse and Marg Jack" were married. What does "of the Rifle Corpse" tell us about John? Subsequent children (Inverness) Margaret 1824 Isabella 1828 Alexander 1831 Lydia 1831 Julia 1839

    Started by DBCoup‎, 31-01-2015 10:29 AM
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  3. Gillies wanted!

    There has been a request in General Scottish Family History about 3 years ago for information on 'John Gillies b Abt 1810'. We now know more, but want more too! Surprise. My family tree begins with John Gillies, born in the parish of Duirinish, Isle of Skye about 1810. He was living in Cladach...

    Started by BruceW‎, 01-09-2014 11:15 PM
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    04-09-2014, 9:33 AM Go to last post
  4. MacIntosh

    Seeking information on MacIntosh family from Benbicular in Scotland

    Started by Trevor Bretag‎, 27-12-2008 5:08 AM
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    03-06-2014, 1:25 AM Go to last post
  5. Smile Mathesons of Lochalsh

    My Husband John MacLeod (formerly of Inverness) is directly descended on his maternal line from DUGALD MATHESON, Born 7 Feb. 1826 Snizort, living Achmore, Lochalsh - he was a Railway Surfaceman; died 27 Dec., 1899 in Inverness. He married Mary FINLAYSON on 3 Feb., 1848 (Mary b. l Jan. 1829...

    Started by rsmacleod‎, 01-03-2009 3:48 AM
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    19-06-2013, 6:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Angus Macdonald

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could have a look for a Angus Macdonald Born 1875 Harris Inverness-shire married Effie (Maiden Name Unknown) I'm trying to find if he had a sister named Louie? Emma.

    Started by TreeChaser‎, 24-05-2013 11:37 AM
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  7. Cool John McDONNELL b Achluachrach 1799

    Looking for any info that may extend my knowledge of John McDonnell born at Achluachrach, Invernesshire in 1799. John married Janet McPhee born Glenelg 1799 daughter of John McPhee and Catherine McLeod. The couple were married at Knoydart in 1818. Their first 8 children were all born in...

    Started by MickyMutt‎, 22-06-2008 8:55 AM
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    25-02-2013, 7:32 AM Go to last post
  8. Death check please

    I would be very grateful if anyone with a subscription to Scotland's People could check a death for me please. I have found on the index a death for Benjamin Clarke between 1931 and 1933. I am hoping he is a soldier in the KOSB serving at Fort George as this would fit with known information. ...

    Started by BeeE586‎, 03-05-2011 1:01 PM
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  9. Question Isabella Buchanan

    Hello. Can anyone help me with a knot that I have been trying to resolve over the last few months? My great grandmother was called Isabella Slater (nee Buchanan) and was born on the Outer Hebrides in about 1854. Barra, Benbecula possibly. Her sister was called Mary and their parents died from...

    Started by gpc19‎, 31-01-2006 3:16 PM
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  10. Mcbean/Bain family

    Information for McBean/Bain family members in Inverness shire I have been contacted by Bill Bean of the Clan McBean in America with the following Information Bill Bean, Clan MacBean Organization Genealogist will be at the Library from April 21 to April 25 doing family research to increase...

    Started by spacot‎, 25-01-2008 11:27 AM
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    27-03-2011, 12:34 AM Go to last post
  11. Question TOMLINSON born in Inverness during WW11

    I am looking for the son of Jeffrey TOMLINSON and Helen COWIE, born in 1944 in Inverness. He has four siblings and four cousins that he does not know about and who are really keen to meet him. I am a cousin and would love to hear from him or any children he may have.

    Started by Marilyn99‎, 01-03-2011 12:22 AM
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  12. Post Angus Buchanan of Benbecula

    I am doing our family tree and once I get to Angus s/o Duncan Buchanan, I get stuck Angus was born abt. 1806 in Benbecula. He married abt. 1837 Catherine MacLellan b. 1815 (of N. Uist) I do have 8 children for them, though Peggy (Margaret) could be a Florie? I have Angus up till the 1851...

    Started by BC-Mom‎, 05-01-2011 6:00 AM
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  13. Smile ronald macdonald/flora mackinnon

    Ronald Macdonald and wife Flora MacKinnon came to Prince Edward Island, (then Isle of St-John) in 1772. Their son Lauchlin was of the trip, their other children Roderick, Isabella,Mary and John (grandfather of my great great great-grandfather Ronald MacDonald of Quebec). I do not which of the...

    Started by ClaireR‎, 20-03-2008 1:30 PM
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  14. McDonald and McPhail

    Alan McDonald son of Archibald and Margaret b. abt 1812 of Inverness-shire d. 16 Mar 1871 Cow Bay (Port Morien) Cape Breton, Nova Scotia m. abt 1830-1840 of Nova Scotia Sarah McPhail dau. of Donald McPhail and Mary McAskill b. abt 1824 of Inverness-shire d. 13 Sep 1907 place uncertain...

    Started by neko‎, 28-12-2009 7:56 AM
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  15. Maclure's of Drumfearn, Skye

    I'm trying to trace the ancestry and any info on Malcolm Maclure, my gggrandfather born c1797 at Drumfearn, Sleat. He was a crofter and died 28 Dec 1887 at Drumfearn, and was most likely buried in Kilmore churchyard, although there is no gravestone. He married (1st) Catharine McQueen at Strath on...

    Started by RUSS ALLISON‎, 13-08-2009 10:14 AM
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  16. Burial of Hugh and Isabel Cameron at Croy

    Hello Does anyone have knowledge of information re burials at Croy Churchyard. I have Hugh Cameron died 3 Jun 1845 age 78 at Rosemarkie in Ross & Cromarty or Rosshire and was buried in Croy Churchyard on the 5th. I have not been able to find death records for his wife Isobel or Isabel nee...

    Started by cmcmull‎, 11-08-2009 12:17 PM
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  17. Peter FRASER b Petty c 1785

    I am looking for any record of the family of Peter FRASER born Petty sometime around 1783-7. His parents may be James FRASER Farmer and his wife Margaret {from Peter's death certificate] Any information whatsoever about this family would be appreciated. In fact any info re any Peter FRASER...

    Started by Judy M‎, 29-06-2009 4:26 AM
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  18. Grant

    I am trying to find the death cert for Lanchan Grant I know he was still alive in 1881 I have found him on a Census but he is not on the Census in 1891 and the family is in the census 1891 I have look on SP but can't find the right Lachlan He was born about 1801 In Strath and Married Hellen...

    Started by scottishmist‎, 27-11-2008 9:40 PM
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    01-12-2008, 6:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Question Fort William

    Can anyone help, I am looking for Fort William, Joette kindly told me Inveness, so I went to the Scottish Origins to search for my Bracken family, and it asked for a district of Inverness, so I clicked on the box and no Fort William, so I then went through all the names and districts listed for...

    Started by jeanettemarie‎, 20-12-2007 1:04 PM
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    23-08-2008, 9:35 PM Go to last post
  20. Catherine McKinnon

    Catherine was b. 1843 in Inverness -shire but I don't know exactly where or who her parents were. She married my G grandmother's brother, George Hugh Melville of West Helmsdale, in Newcastle , N.S.W., Australia on July 7th 1863 and died in Petersham on Dec. 31st 1929. Their children were Jeanine,...

    Started by Dorothy‎, 08-03-2008 12:36 AM
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    11-03-2008, 7:30 PM Go to last post

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