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  • Eduard Green (1781 - 1839)
    Trines Minde, gnr 58 bnr 1, Blussuvoll Allè 7, was in the splitting of Blusuvoll in 1819 sold to grocer Edvard Green (1781 i Scotland - 1839), who gave it its name after his wife Anne Kathrine (-1850)....
  • James Dickson (1787 - 1861)
    JAMES DICKSON Hudson's Bay Company Servant 1825-44: Blacksmith at Eastmain 1825-28, at Moose Factory 1829-34, and then at Fort Vancouver 1835-43 According to Governor William Williams: “The Bearer,...
  • Thomas Deerness (1833 - 1864)
    THOMAS DEERNESS (aka THOMAS DEARNESS) Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1862-64 Thomas Deerness is the son of William Deerness and his wife Ann Fairweather. He was born on 15 June 1833 and his baptism ...
  • John Fraser Harvey (1894 - 1913)
    JOHN F. HARVEY John Fraser Harvey is the son of Archibald Harvey and his wife Catherine Ann Sutherland. [Orkney Family History Society: 1901 Census Return for Stromness] He was born in 1894, at Strom...
  • Robert Innes (c.1842 - 1896)

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.

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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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