People Connected to Aberdeenshire - Scotland
Image right - Aberdeenshire within Scotland in 1890
- Aberdeenshire - Main Page
- Aberdeenshire, Memorial Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
- Historic Buildings of Aberdeenshire
- Aberdeenshire Genealogical Resources
HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!
If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here. If you have ancestors linked to any of the places please add them to the project.
How to use this Page
- Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Aberdeenshire to this project.
- You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Aberdeenshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!
Note People with links to Aberdeenshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.
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.
To participate in any project
- you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!
See also the following GENi projects
Heads of Aberdeenshire Families on Geni
Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
- Hugh Buchanan born in Skye but lived and died in Aberdeen.
- Walter Burness - ancestor of Robert Burns
- 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"
- Harry John Buchanan (1882-1933) Born in Aberdeen and emigrated to South Africa in 1905 where he died.
Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties
- People Connected to Angus
- People Connected to Argyllshire
- People Connected to Ayrshire
- People Connected to Banffshire
- People Connected to Berwickshire
- People Connected to Buteshire
- People Connected to Caithness
- People Connected to Clackmannanshire
- People Connected to Dumfriesshire
- People Connected to Dunbartonshire
- People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)
- People Connected to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)
- People Connected to Fife
- People Connected to Inverness-shire
- People Connected to Kincardineshire
- People Connected to Kinross-shire
- People Connected to Kirkcudbrightshire
- People Connected to Lanarkshire
- People Connected to Linlithgowshire (now West Lothian)
- People Connected to Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire
- People Connected to Nairnshire
- People Connected to Orkney
- People Connected to Peeblesshire
- People Connected to Perthshire
- People Connected to Renfrewshire
- People Connected to Ross and Cromarty
- People Connected to Roxburghshire
- People Connected to Selkirkshire
- People Connected to Shetland
- People Connected to Stirlingshire
- People Connected to Sutherland
- People Connected to Wigtownshire
this project is in HistoryLink