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  • Alexander Peters, [Twin] (1863 - 1949)
    THE PETERS FAMILY Affectionately submitted this day and month and year of our Lord, August 18, 1977. By Henry William Peters One approaches the writing of one's family story with some trepidation. I am...
  • Annie Peters (1862 - 1948)
    Washington Death Certificate Name:Annie Bannerman Peters Death Date:01 Jan 1948 Death Place:Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington Gender:Female Age at Death:86 years 6 days Estimated Birth Year:1862 Marital St...
  • Alexander Ramsay of Balnabreich (1522 - 1576)
    Alexander Ramsay , var kapten och kommendant i Skottland enligt bördsbrevet 1623 ( ? ). Deltog vid den unge konungen Jakob VI:s sida i inbördeskriget i Skottland och utmärkte sig, enligt samma bördsbre...
  • Annie Crawford (1849 - 1881)
  • John A. Millar (1811 - 1898)

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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