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People Connected to Argyllshire

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  • John Lietch (c.1891 - c.1916)
    John Lietch was born on 16.4.1891, and the birth registered in Tarbert, near Campletown, Argyle and Bute. His home was in Leven , Fife and was in Falkland, Fife, before the start of the first world w...
  • Flora Caldwell (c.1818 - 1901)
    Residence : 1841 - Haylee Toll, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland Residence : 1851 - Caldwell's Balgray, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Residence : 1861 - Main Street, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Residence : 18...
  • General John Campbell (1727 - 1806)
    ) General John Campbell, 17th Chief of MacArthur Campbells of Strachur (1727 – 28 August 1806) was a Scottish soldier and senior nobleman, who commanded the British forces at the Siege of Pensacola...
  • General John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll (c.1693 - 1770)
    "General John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll KT PC (c. 1693 – 9 November 1770) was a Scottish Whig politician in the 17th and 18th centuries." ==========================================================...
  • Lord Colin Campbell (1853 - 1895)
    Lord Colin Campbell was a Scottish Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1878 to 1885. Campbell was the fifth son of George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, and his wife Lady Elizabeth...

People Connected to Argyllshire

Historic County of Scotland

See also

Argyllshire Burials
Argyllshire - Main Page
Historic Buildings of Argyllshire
Argyllshire, Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

Still to come

Historic Argyllshire
Argyllshire Genealogical Resources

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

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  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Argyllshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Argyllshire 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 Argyllshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

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

Clans

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.

Emigrants

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"

Americas

South America

United States

Australia

Canada

  • [Dougald Crawford R1B] b. 1805 Kilfinan. Married Catherine McCallum. Settled in Dover Township, Kent County, Ontario.
  • [Hugh Crawford] b. 1802 Kilmodan. Married Christian McLean. Settled in East William, Ontario.

New Zealand

South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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