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  • Hugh Clark (c.1797 - 1875)
    Hugh is our oldest known Clark ancestor. Born in 1797 in Ayrshire, Scotland, he married Mary Templeton from Kilmarnock in 1822. They lived in Calderbank, near Airdrie and in Millport, Buteshire, before...
  • Duncan Gray (1799 - 1878)
    Birth, 8 August 1799 24 There are no records of his birth. Hence we currently have no earlier history of the Gray family prior to Duncan. Appin, Argylshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Residence, 1841 &...
  • Patrick Rafferty (c.1837 - d.)
    Marriage Certificate of Andrew Rafferty & Mary Rafferty (Barr): Occupation: Fisherman
  • John McAlister (1699 - 1782)
    b.Dalchuirn, Argyllshire. d. Mill of Balloch, Dumbartonshire Marriage banns at Dumbarton "both in this parish" 24 May 1759. Marriage recorded in John Macalister's family bible.
  • Duncan Campbell (1791 - d.)

People Connected to Argyllshire

Historic County of Scotland

See also

Argyllshire - Main Page

Historic Buildings of Argyllshire

Argyllshire, Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

Argyllshire Genealogical Resources==

  • Local History and Family Websites:
  • Am Baile: Digitised archives for language, culture & history of Highlands & Islands (including newspaper indexes) -
  • Hebridean Connections: Genealogy, history, traditions, culture and archaeology of the Western Isles -
  • Fearn Peninsula Graveyards: Graveyards Project with names of 6838 individuals -
  • The Lost Families of Stratherrick: Frasers, MacBeans, MacGillivrays, MacQueens etc -

Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Argyllshire Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These would usually be male! Anyone else with links to Argyllshire 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 Argyllshire can also be linked to the following projects.


Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Argyllshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Argyllshire 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 Argyllshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Argyllshire 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 "Argyllshire 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 Argyllshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Argyllshire

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


South America

United States



New Zealand

South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties

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