Following is a list of the various surnames that we are researching
The locales where we are researching
various descendant family lines include:
The Isle of Arran, Buteshire,
Argyllshire, specifically the Isles of Islay and Jura,
Ayrshire, Dumphriesshire, Lanarkshire
and Renfrewshire, Scotland
Co. Down, Ireland
Canada, Australia, New Zealand,
England and USA
The above are searchable surname links
of both direct line and connected families
The following is a surname list only,
of direct line and connected surnames
Direct line surnames are highlighted
Aitken/Aiken, Anderson, Andrew,
Borland, Briggs, Brown,
Brownlee/Brownlie, Bryan, Bryson,
Bulloch/Bullock, Callan, Campbell, Clark,
Clement, Cochran, Cowan, Craig, Crichton,
Cunningham, Currie, Davidson, Dean, Deeny,
Docherty, Donaldson, Downs, Fergusson,
Flinn, Gardner, Gemmel, Graham, Gray,
Grieve, Griffith/s (of Wales), Hamilton,
Harkins, Hendry, Hood, Hunter,
Jamieson, Kay/Key, Laird, Liston, Lyle,
MacFie, Male, Manson, Meiklejohn,
Moffat, Montgomery, Morrison, Morton, Muir
McCreath, McCutcheon, McKie,
McKinlay, McKinnon, McLean, McMillan,
McQuarrie, McQueen, McQuiston, McTyre,
Nethersole, Nicol/McNicol, Parker, Paterson,
Peacock, Reid, Richmond, Ritchie, Robb,
Robertson, Seamans, Scott, Smith, Steel,
Stoddart, Swan, Tripney, Tucker, Wallace, Watt,
Whitefield, Willison, Wilson, Woolcock, Wright
The wee laddie has been piping
"MacDonald's March to the Wars"
The tartan page border is
Please contact us if you wish to exchange information on any of
the above or related surnames
Further information in GedCom format regarding these
"Scots and Scots/Irish Families"
is available to be viewed at
Rootsweb "WorldConnect Project"
GedCom File Name: mccabe1148
Please, take time to view our "genealogy links" page
...shaking loose the mystery "twigs" on the family tree
"Our Unknown Soldier"
from the photograph album of
Elizabeth MacNeish Martin (nee MacDonald)
b1890 Greenock, Renfrewshire
and belonging to her parents before that...
A relation?...a family friend?...
Sent "home" to Greenock, Renfrewshire
from the Punjab, India
sometime before 1912
*update note regarding our
...based on newly aquired information,
it seems that we may have
identified the above as a portrait of
William MORRISON b1871 Greenock,
s/o Patrick MORRISON and Eleanor DEENY,
and husband of Ann McDONALD b1868 Greenock.
William, at least at the time of their marriage
in 1894 in Greenock, Renfrewshire,
was a soldier, a Private in the
91st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,
a regiment known to have had many
long years of honourable service in India
up to and including the years just prior to
World War 1
A simple thought, in parting...
As my dear Grandmother, God bless her memory,
often used to quote to those of a different ancestry...
"Scotch is what a Scotsman drinks! Aye!"