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  • John Wilson, Resident in Dunfermline (deceased)
    JOHN WILSON Resident in Dunfermline Jhone Wilsone (1575) One pedigree published by WikiTree claims that John Wilson, here treated, is the son of Sir Mathew Wilson and his wife Margaret Gilm...
  • Janet Reid (deceased)
    JANET REID Janet Reid, here treated, the wife of John Anderson, is not the daughter of Henry Reid, Merchant Burgess of Dunfermline and his wife Margaret Stobie This couple did have a daughter named...
  • Alexander Anderson, Resident of Kirkcaldy in Fife (deceased)
    ALEXANDER ANDERSON Resident of Kirkcaldy in Fife Spurious Pedigree It has been claimed that Alexander Anderson, here treated, the husband of Isabel Whiggam is that son of Alexander Anderson...
  • Alexander Anderson, secundus (bef.1720 - d.)
    ALEXANDER ANDERSON secundus Alexander Anderson here treated has been misidentified as the husband of Margaret Farquar in fourteen pedigrees published by My Heritage It should be noticed, however, t...
  • Reverend David Wilkie, Minister of the Gospel at Cults (1738 - 1812)
    REVEREND DAVID WILKIE Minister of the Gospel at Cults in Fife Fasti of the Church of Scotland V: 139-40 Profile picture by his son Sir David Wilkie, 1813. National Gallery of Scotland. See Me...

People Connected to Fife

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Fife within Scotland in 1890

See also

Fife or Fifeshire Main Page
Fife/Fifeshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Houses of Fife

How to use this Page

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

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


Historical and Political people

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


People from Fife 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 "Fife 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 Fife Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Fife

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



South Africa

South America


United States

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