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In many of our lives today, we find fast paced living standards where it is easy to forget that although we are Americans, we all share a heritage enriched by cultures of other countries. This web site is devoted to the Scottish emigrants who settled/developed the state of Kansas/USA and to OUR heritage, including those settlers who settled areas in other countries: BURNS, CAMPBELL, CASH , GORDON, MacDONALD, MacFARLANE, MacINTOSH, MacKENZIE, MacTAVISH, STEWART, THOM(P)SON, to mention but a few.
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Aberdeenshire / Angus / Argyllshire / East Ayrshire / South Ayrshire / Banffshire / Berwickshire / Buteshire / Clackmannanshire / Fifeshire / Inverness-shire / Kincardine / Kinross / Kirkudbrightshire / Lanarkshire / Midlothian / Moray / Nairnshire / Orkney Islands / Peeblesshire / Perthshire / Renfrewshire / Ross and Cromarty / Roxburghshhire / Selkirkshire / Shetland Islands / Stirlingshire / Sutherlandshire / West Lothian / Wigtownshire
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Is your surname of Scottish origin? Did you know your name of Thompson/Thomson may be of Scottish origin and not English? The surnames are ones found in the "Surnames of Scotland" by Prof. George Black. "Surnames of Scotland" is recommended by NAS (National Archives of Scotland) as a book to use in your research of your Scottish surname. Click on the link for "Scottish Surnames Information" to access the webpage.
Links to Scottish Surnames, Patronymics/Surnames/Word Definitions (Any links to specific Scottish surnames will be found in this section.)
One of the great, fun things to do is to visit the Scottish Highland Games/Festivals throughout the country. Celebrate our common heritage with others as we take pride in our ancestry. Click on the link for "Scottish Games/Festivals" to access the webpage.
General genalogy sites: NARA, Cyndi's List, newspapers online, census records, military records, online classes, etc., to mention but a few of the items. Click on the link for "Kansas and General Genealogy/Research Sites" to access the webpage.
Recommended books for study, academic scoieties and associations, online manuscripts and articles. Click on the link for "Published Resources" to access the webpage.
Research is different for all ethnic groups. Visit this area and learn about the how to's for Scottish Research with sites, online information, online classes, links to thousands of Internet sites, etc. Click on the link for "Scottish and Celtic Genealogy/Research Sites" to access the webpage, as well as clicking on the links below for their special information.
The Court of the Lord Lyon
(Heraldry, Wearing of Sashes, Petitioning for Arms, Clan Crest/Badge, Use of Personal Arms, Genealogy, Tartans)
H.M. New Register House, Edinburgh, EH1 3YT Tel: 0131 556 7255 Fax: 0131 557 2148
After clicking on the link for "The Court of the Lord Lyon", you will find scanned copies of the informational leaflets available from the Lord Lyon's office. The current Lord Lyon is: The Right Honourable Robin Orr Blair, LVO, WS, Lord Lyon King of Arms
- Guide to Titles
- Essay on the Position of the British Gentry
- Scottish Landed Gentry
- Scots Contribution to the Development of the USA
- ATAVUS - Burke's online magazine
Duncan A Bruce, author of "The Mark of the Scots" and "The Scottish 100"
descended from Archibald Bruce and Mary MacTavish Bruce
Beannachd leat, Beannachd Leibh
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