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  • Grace Wylie (Paterson) (c.1838 - 1909)
    Death registration
  • George Wylie (1864 - d.)
    Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 Name: George Wylie Gender: Male Birth Date: 02 May 1864 Birthplace: SORBIE,WIGTOWN,SCOTLAND Father's Name: John Wylie Mother's Name: Grace Patters...
  • John Wylie (1861 - d.)
    Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 Name: John Wylie Gender: Male Birth Date: 23 Nov 1861 Birthplace: SORBIE,WIGTOWN,SCOTLAND Father's Name: John Wylie Mother's Name: Grace Patterson...
  • Alexander Wylie (1860 - d.)
    Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 Name: Alexander Wylie Gender: Male Birth Date: 10 Feb 1860 Birthplace: SORBIE,WIGTOWN,SCOTLAND Father's Name: John Wylie Mother's Name: Grace Patt...
  • John Wylie (c.1839 - d.)
    Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910 Name: John Wylie Spouse's Name: Grace Paterson Event Date: 12 Oct 1859 Event Place: Sorbie,Wigtown,Scotland Census: 1871 1881 1891

People Connected to Wigtownshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Wigtownshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Wigtownshire Main Page
Wigtownshire - Famous People

How to use this Page

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

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


Historical and Political people

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


People from Wigtownshire 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 "Wigtownshire 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 to the project.

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  • Wigtownshire Families Information is available on families listed below
  • Andrews
  • Barr
  • Clave
  • Crozier
  • Galloway
  • Kevan
  • Marshall, McDonald and Tanner
  • McBryde/McBride
  • McKie
  • McMaster
  • Montgomery
  • Morrison
  • Murray
  • Nicholson
  • Routledge
  • Stewart
  • Turnbull,Butler & Dunn


Heads of Wigtownshire Families on Geni

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









  • Heron
















  • Woodburn

Emigrants from Wigtownshire

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





South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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