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  • ? Somerville (deceased)
    ? SOMERVILLE William of Somerville of Linton and Carnwath is reported to have had a daughter, name not known, who was a prisoner in Scotland in 1318, presumably because her father was in the service ...
  • Agnes Balch (1650 - 1716)
    Details in THE LUSH FAMILY HISTORY _________________ Balch genealogica (1907) Pg.94 JOHN BALCH "OF MARYLAND." The second emigrant, John Balch "of Maryland," who came from County Somerse...
  • Agnes Somerville, Countess of Rothes (c.1500 - 1543)
    Date of birth might be 1498 or 1500. Date of death has also been (erroneously?) reported to be August 18, 1541. John [Fleming], 2nd Lord Fleming married 3rd to Agnes , dau. of Sir John Somerville of...
  • Alice Somerville, infant (1888 - 1894)
  • Ann (Hendrish) Somerville [Free Settler "Surprize" 1794] (1768 - 1802)
    Ann NN married James SOMERVILLE and they had the following children James William 1788 John 1790 Ann 1792 When her husband was convicted and sentenced to transportation Ann came with him. S...

About the Somerville surname

My Grandfather was James William Bossie Somerville. He married Johanna Hartung. He was born on 30th September 1882, and died after about 60 years whilst on holiday in Gordon's bay, near Cape Town, South africa. He was instrumental in forming Comrades of the Great War when he led Earl Haig off the ship at Cape Town. The family later moved to Bloemfontein where my mother grew up after being born in Kenilworth, Cape Town. Much later they moved to Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe where my Grandmother Hartung died some time after he had passed. I regret to say that I have very little information about my mother-s family except for the names of her 2 brothers and one sister. My Surname is MacLachlan and I am a member of geni.