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People Connected to Aberdeenshire

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  • Sir George Home, K.G., 1st and Last Earl of Dunbar (1573 - 1611)
    From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page for George Home: George Home, 1st and last Earl of Dunbar [1] M, #5293, d. 20 January 1610/11 Last Edited=15 Nov 2008 George Home, 1st and last Earl of ...
  • James Bruce, Sr. (1632 - 1700)
    General Notes: [Marlow.FTW] Bruce Fam. His. F.1412126, It.6; IGI; Marr. R. Frederick Co. Va. Christing records, Cruden, Aberdeen, Scotland. Albin Family Book. Albin Book, pg. 4: James and Marga...
  • John Robert Bruce, I (c.1690 - 1748)
    Was his death connected with the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden and subsequent flight? In "JB of the Shenandoah"; there is the following: "Among the 70 grantees receiving patents on 12 Nov...
  • Margaret Keith (1830 - c.1903)
  • James Tough (1863 - d.)

People Connected to Aberdeenshire - Scotland

Historic County

Image right - Aberdeenshire within Scotland in 1890


See also

Aberdeenshire - Main Page

Aberdeenshire, Memorial Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

Historic Buildings of Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Genealogical Resources

Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Aberdeenshire Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These would usually be male! Anyone else with links to Aberdeenshire can be linked to the project but not added to the list below - please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

People connected to Aberdeenshire can also be linked to the following projects.


Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Aberdeenshire which covers the History of Aberdeenshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Aberdeenshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Aberdeenshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Aberdeenshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Aberdeenshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.




















  • William Singer (c.1655-1707) Yeoman Tennent at Rogerseat, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire.





Emigrants from Aberdeenshire

Please add the names of people from Aberdeenshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States




New Zealand

South Africa

  • Harry John Buchanan (1882-1933) Born in Aberdeen and emigrated to South Africa in 1905 where he died.

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties

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