I was at the computer almost all day today entering my newly found records into my genealogy program. Here’s a summary of where things stand after my genealogical research during the trip.
Today was our last day at the ScotlandsPeople research centre. I had a couple of goals today – one was to flesh out a more complete family tree for the Tainsh family; the other was to dig a little deeper into the Fraser family and see if I could figure out where Joseph got his […]
I was too tired last night to write about our big day on Sunday, so this combined post will summarize both yesterday and today. Yesterday morning, our B&B host gave us the complete tour of the Leslie Castle, including a trip all the way up to the roof for a panoramic view of the Leslie […]
This morning we enjoyed a fabulous “Full English” breakfast at the Leslie Castle. Breakfast was served in what used to be the working kitchen and the lowest floor. It still has the original kitchen hearth and you can see where they diverted the moat to provide rudimentary running water and a wastewater discharge. Pretty clever! […]
Day 5 started with another visit to the ScotlandsPeople research center, and this time my intent was to focus on the Campbell family. After my 3x-great-grandfather came to America, he met and married Ann Campbell, who was born in Scotland but came to America at the age of about three. Ann’s family was from the […]