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  • Patrick Lyell (1590 - 1661)
    Patrik Lyell , amtman i Aberbrothock. Gift med Eufemia Simson , dotter av Jakob Simson i Aberbrothock och Janetta Rynd. Generation 1
  • Alexander Cook (deceased)
    His daughter Sarah Cook married to Admiral Samuel Greig was Captain James Cook’s cousin. Alexander and his Scottish wife used to live in St. Petersburgat the time their daughter Sarah was born.
  • Annie Addison (1842 - 1903)
  • Jacob Clerck (b. - c.1615)
    Jacob Clerck , † ca. 1615. Goldsmith in Stockholm. How (or if) the relationship of this Clerck family and the other noble families in Sweden with the same name ( Clerck 433 and Clerck 442 ) is not k...
  • William Ogilvy of Balgay (1565 - bef.1613)
    WILLIAM OGILVIE OF BALGAY Name: Ogilvie, William Dates: 14 Feb 1565 Place: Inchemartyne, West Lothian, Scotland Book: Mort Roll from 1781 in the Register House, Edinburgh. (Death) Collection: West Lot...

Scots Abroad

The purpose of this project is to note the GENi profiles of Scots abroad. Profiles of Scottish born people who either emigrated to various parts of the world and died there, or who died abroad in other circumstances -conflicts, exploration etc. - can be listed below.

See also:

People of note can be listed in the listing below with notes; others of less notoriety can be linked but not noted.

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New Zealand

South Africa

  • James Rose-Innes (1799-1873) Teacher and first Superintendent-general of Education at the Cape, professor of mathematics - South African

United States

  • James Petrie Chalmers launched and edited the world's first film magazine: "The Moving Picture World" in New York in 1907


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