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Therefore, the data below Meet girls in South boardman Michigan fragmented and incomplete. Who were the families Meft the settlement? Early families to Census and Cemetery records Where did they come from in Scotland? How they got here; transportation Tracing the individual families; alphabetical Meet girls in South boardman Michigan Letters to and from Scotland Relationships: Sarah married Robert Rutherford who had moved down from the Northumberland region of Boradman and was working Michiigan the Scotch Settlement.
Robert's family was also from the lowland area of Scotland, the Gigls region. On the back porch of my sister's home in Fenton, Michigan in the summer ofmy father casually mentioned boardmwn his mother Mable was pure Scottish.
Boqrdman detective story unfolded clue by clue, slowly as years passed, until, in I hit a brick wall. There were no more records, no letters, no family alive who could tell me more.
It looked Mjchigan I Meet girls in South boardman Michigan never going to figure out where my relatives came from in Scotland. After some reflection, it seemed that the only way I was going to get over that brick wall was to study the entire history and development of the Scotch Settlement.
I knew that when Scottish clans left their farms and traveled to other countries they almost always regrouped in the same location of the new land. Sometimes entire Scottish communities left together and reformed their extended families in other parts of the world. Letters would slowly pass over the oceans and entice new emigrants to join their families in Meet girls in South boardman Michigan new land. As transportation improved Ladies looking nsa Cason the late s, travelers went back and forth between family in Scotland and family in Michigan.
It was a good guess then that the Scottish families knew each other before they got to Michigan. We would Teens wanting sex great Newton Aycliffe that the families came at least from the same region of Scotland. Somehow, there was a social meshwork, a communications network, and complex family ties that linked every single inhabitant of the Scotch Settlement.
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Scottish Settlement Families The first quest was to determine who the families were that made up the Scottish Settlement. There was a lot of coming Michigab going, so the answer to this Meet girls in South boardman Michigan not clear. There were early pioneering families who started in the Settlement but who moved gradually to nearby locations. Others moved to other states, to Canada, or back to Scotland.
Families arrived at various times over a 40 to 50 year stretch. I'll start a list below and as I learn more and talk with fellow researchers, I'll add further family names.
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At a meeting of the Almont Meet girls in South boardman Michigan Society inI was told by local residents that Soth of the families I had listed were not Scottish. I got the names originally from Hilda Mae's book 9 which was about Almont, so I may have gotten Almont Township settlement families mixed up with Scottish Settlement families--I did a revision in Januaryand I will continue to add or subtract families as research develops.
There were times girlx members of a Scottish family were the only representatives of that family name in the Settlement.Dating Online In Great London
An example of that is my own G. Agra KS sexy women far as I know there were no other McEwans in the Settlement, but I have included the "McEwans" below, and will include other family names using this relaxed strategy.
As research progressed, I began to realize that there was a wealth of information about the Scottish families in each of the bordering counties. I had been concentrating on Meet girls in South boardman Michigan County and Almont Township logically, since that is where the core of the group ended upMeet girls in South boardman Michigan when I looked in Wayne, Macomb, St Clair, blardman Oakland Counties whole new research directions popped up and new Scottish Settlement families became known.
In Macomb, for example, I discovered the Gray family. There is no mention of them in Almont, but they were a prominent Bruce Township Scottish Settlement family.
The Scottish Settlement was the first permanent settlement in Lapeer County. The first Scottish families who came to the Settlement near Almont had their own cemetery. That Cemetery is still being cared for Local residents remember the Presbyterian Church on the grounds of the cemetery. There was also an early school. The cemetery, church, and school were built all along what came to be known as Scotch Mete Road still called that today.
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Zadoc Hallock in settled half a mile east Mchigan the village and cut the first road and took the first wagon eastward into Berlin Township. InAdam Meet girls in South boardman Michigan built a grist mill a half mile east of the four corners.
It was later purchased by James Mead and changed from water to steam power. Mead was later killed in a mill accident. One or two families- Crawford and Wylie, also David Taylor- were there previously.
Neil Gray and his brother Hugh came to Romeo, and, acting on the advise of Jesse Bishop, located the tract since known as the Gray farm. The relatives of the Grays came over from the country of Robert Burns and settled near the Gray farm. Sanborn, one of the first settlers of Bruce, White professional attractive male looking resides in the northeast part of the township.
Besides documenting who the families were that made up the Scottish Settlement, I am also interested in how they knew each other in Scotland and in Michigan; what regions and cities they came from in Scotland, and who were neighbors in the Settlement. There was heavy inter-marriage--the detailing of this meshwork will probably fill an entire two story wall.
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The Presbyterian Church is Scottish in Meet girls in South boardman Michigan and it found a safe place to grow in the United States. Catholics kept separate records and there is an entirely different avenue for tracking family genealogy Parish records in Great Britain, for example, do Sluth include Catholics or religious skeptics. Finally, it will be helpful to understand the migration routes these families used to arrive in the Scottish Settlement. Did they come in through Canada?
Did they iMchigan trains? What were their options?
Early Families t0 We don't know the first person who perhaps sat before a raging winter fire in a Meet girls in South boardman Michigan Scottish village and thought "Maybe, I should go to the wilderness of America.
Why they picked southeast Michigan which wasn't even a state in the union until is another huge mystery-how do you leave a small place like Galston, Scotland for example and end up in a tiny and swampy hamlet in the thick woods of an uncharted territory? Those of us who live in Michigan lovely as it is and who have been to Scotland also ask "How in the world could someone leave a country so stunningly beautiful?
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Skuth was also the beginning of the industrial revolution; traditional jobs like weaving were disappearing. We can say with some certainty who the very early Scottish Settlement families were because of the Federal Census for the years onward, and from early history records, and letters that are preserved. Meet girls in South boardman Michigan also have the names of those settlers buried in the Scottish Settlement Cemeteries.
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I listed below a link to the families from the Almont census of I will also research the,girlz, and Federal Census lists for the four counties. Once the pioneering families established their homesteads in the Settlement, and especially I presume after they founded the Almont Society, and built their church and school on Scotch Settlement Road in Almont Township, then there was a place with an identity that was Scottish and welcoming; more and more Scots were drawn to southeastern Lapeer County and neighboring regions of other Meet girls in South boardman Michigan that were included in the Settlement.
The Almont Society Meet girls in South boardman Michigan started in Records from the Society say that the first family was the Hamiltons who came to the area in Letters from the Hamiltons back home presumably started to draw other Meet girls in South boardman Michigan to the Settlement.
The Federal Census for Almont lists nine members of the Hamilton family. Another common practice provides additional clues to the family migration patterns. Assuming that the families came directly to Mature in Nuevo laredo settlement in Michigan is probably not correct.
There probably were earlier pioneer settlements further east of Michigan. These served as layover destinations. An example of this are the Scottish communities in Canada. My Rutherford relations settled in a Scottish community in the Northumberland region of Upper Canada as it was called before Ontario was established. The villages along the St.
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Meet girls in South boardman Michigan were passed that enabled pioneers from Great Britain to receive ship passage and free land if they agreed to settle in strategically important areas of Canada, for example along the border with the United States to discourage further US advances on Canadian territory, as occurred during the War of The Scottish settlement of Lanark in Ontario is an example of a government supported colony of Scottish emigrants.
There is Wife wants real sex Maryland Line evidence to suggest that our Scotch Settlement in Lapeer County Michigan received a few settlers from the Lanark community in Ontario or from bpardman communities--not verified.