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by Jonny1977
Fri Dec 10, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Rare/Unusual Surnames
Replies: 11
Views: 1094

Re: Rare/Unusual Surnames

Hi Guys, I came across an Anton family in Ayrshire - apparently they came down into the lowlands from Aberdeenshire, where the name originates. Seems like the NE has many of these unusual names! The German philosopher Immanuel Kant was also said to descend from a merchant from NE Scotland called Can...
by Jonny1977
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Sharps in Ayrshire
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Sharps in Ayrshire

Hi Guys! I'm a new member, and my main brick wall is my father line, Sharp. I'm back to the line of James Sharp and Isabella McMillan in Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, around the 1770's-80's. I traced them back one more generation to William and Janet Sharp in New Cumnock, who had their children 1742-1762. ...
by Jonny1977
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: John Douglass and Jannet McMichael Family.....
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: John Douglass and Jannet McMichael Family.....

Hi Guys! I'm a new member, and my main brick wall is my father line, Sharp. I'm also back to the line of James Sharp and Isabella McMillan in Old Cumnock around the 1770's-80's. I traced them back one more generation to William and Janet Sharp in New Cumnock, who had their children 1742-1762. Before...