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    1. Re: [MS-SCOTS] Scottish Links
    2. Jenny .
    3. Hi Nancy Great site would you like to add my site also www.howdiie.com has a lot of Scottish records bdm's, sassines etc and always adding to as time permits. TIA Jenny > From: nancybrister621@bellsouth.net > To: MS-SCOTS@rootsweb.com > Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:10:12 -0500 > Subject: [MS-SCOTS] Scottish Links > > > I've just finished updating my page of Scottish Genealogy and History > Links and adding a dozen or so new links: > http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Scottish_Links.html > Nancy > > > > Nancy > The Past Whispers: http://www.thepastwhispers.com > Old New Orleans: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html > Genealogy Site: http://old-new-orleans.com > > > > > > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to MS-SCOTS-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message

    04/02/2012 02:23:21
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Scottish Links
    2. Nancy
    3. I've just finished updating my page of Scottish Genealogy and History Links and adding a dozen or so new links: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Scottish_Links.html Nancy Nancy The Past Whispers: http://www.thepastwhispers.com Old New Orleans: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html Genealogy Site: http://old-new-orleans.com

    03/30/2012 12:10:12
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Websites of Interest
    2. Nancy
    3. Genealogy Trails - Mississippi: http://genealogytrails.com/miss/ ===================== These two pages aren't relatd to Mississippi, but I thought there were very interesting..... Wikipedia article: Scottish-Indian Trade: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_Indian_trade Wikipedia article: Scots Among the Cherokee: http://tinyurl.com/22l5put ================================= The Digital Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is now online: data that covers changes in size, shape, location, name, organization and attachment of each U.S. county and state from the creation of the first county in 1634 through 2000. Nearly every aspect of American life can be described, analyzed, and illuminated through data gathered and organized by county or available in county records, and knowing how and when boundaries changed is often the key to finding and understanding great quantities of historical data. For example, a farm may have been in one family for many generations, but over the decades changes in county lines may have effectively moved that farm from one county to another. Link to the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Mississippi page: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/statepages/Mississippi.html To the main index page: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/ (Info about the Atlas is thanks to Sally of the Genealogy Bits and Pieces mailing list.) Nancy Nancy The Past Whispers: http://www.thepastwhispers.com Old New Orleans: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html Genealogy Site, My G-Grandfather's Attic: http://old-new-orleans.com

    07/21/2010 03:48:08
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Some websites of interest
    2. Nancy
    3. Migration Patterns of Our Scottish Ancesters: http://www.genealogymagazine.com/scots.html Pioneers to the Early Southwest: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cmddlton/pion1.html Scots and Scots Descendant in America by D. MacDougall, 1917: http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/index.htm Dictionary of the Scots Language: http://www.dsl.ac.uk/dsl/ Scottish Genealogical Resources: http://www.distantcousin.com/Links/Ethnic/Scot/ Ship Passenger List of the "John & Sara" 1651, bound for New England with Scottish Prisoners: http://files.usgwarchives.org/nh/strafford/history/scotchprisonrs.txt Jacobite Rebellion Ships: http://www.immigrantships.net/jacobite/indexjacobite.html Scottish History & Genealogy Links: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Scottish_Links.html Scottish Family History: http://www.scottishfamilyhistory.com/ Mini Biographies of Scots and Scots Descendants: http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/minibios/index.htm Chapter: "Highland Scots & Scotch-Irish" from book: "North Carolina: Old State & New", 1939: http://old-new-orleans.com/scotchirish.pdf Scots Origins Network: http://www.scotsorigins.com/ Nancy Nancy Old New Orleans: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html Blog: Historic New Orleans: http://www.neworleans.com/arts/history/historic-new-orleans-with-nancy-brister My G-Grandfather's Attic - Genealogy: http://old-new-orleans.com

    06/28/2010 02:54:22
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Vintage photos of Mississippi towns and places
    2. Nancy
    3. Hi everybody, As you can see, I've been busy - 21 new pages. I've arranged them by county so it will be easier for you to see which ones you might have an interest in. I've included the links to each, because I haven't had time to add the new pages to the index page yet. Please note that there's a new address for my genealogy site, "My G-Grandfather's Attic." Geocities closed and I've transferred the files to Yahoo Web Hosting. The address is different, but it's still the same site. New address: http://old-new-orleans.com/ . I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Please excuse cross-posts. Nancy Lincoln County, MS: Vintage Views of Brookhaven MS http://old-new-orleans.com/Brookhaven.html Residences of Old Brookhaven http://old-new-orleans.com/Brookhaven_2.html Whitworth College Brookhaven MS Photos bet 1880-1900 http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_Whitworth_College.html Vintage Views of Lincoln County, MS http://old-new-orleans.com/Lincoln_County.html Claiborne County, MS: Vintage Views of Port Gibson, MS http://old-new-orleans.com/Port_Gibson.html Copiah County, MS: Vintage Views of Wesson, MS: http://old-new-orleans.com/Wesson.html Adams County, MS: Concordia - Home of Gov. Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, 1794 http://old-new-orleans.com/Concordia.html Images of Jefferson Military College, Page 2 http://old-new-orleans.com/jefferson_college2.html Historic King's Tavern, est. 1769, Natchez http://old-new-orleans.com/Natchez_Kings_Tavern.html !930's Photos of the following Adams County Houses: Brandon Hall http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_BrandonHall.html William Foster House http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_Foster.html James Foster House http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_Foster_James.html Selma http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_Selma.html Propinquity http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_Propinquity.html Jefferson County, MS: Vintage Views of Fayette, MS http://old-new-orleans.com/Fayette.html Scotland Post Office - Jefferson County 1849 - 1856 http://old-new-orleans.com/MS_scotland_po.html Davis Family Tombstone Photos, Union Church Cemetery http://old-new-orleans.com/Davis.html Pearl River County, MS: Vintage Photos of Pearl River County MS http://old-new-orleans.com/Pearl_River_Photos.html Forrest County, MS: Vintage Pictures of Camp Shelby Hattiesburg http://old-new-orleans.com/Camp_Shelby.html Walthall County, MS: Photo, main street, Tylertown, MS, 1922 http://old-new-orleans.com/Tylertown.html Lowndes County, MS: Vintage Photo, Military Road, Columbus http://old-new-orleans.com/MilitaryRoad_Columbus.html Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com Show me the graveyards of a country and I will tell you the true character of the people. -- Benjamin Franklin

    11/29/2009 08:24:27
    1. [MS-SCOTS] New Webpages
    2. Nancy
    3. Hi everyone, I've added several pages to my genealogy site that may be of interest to some of you. I'm sending individual links because I haven't had a chance to add these pages to the index yet. Nancy Scotland Post Office, Jefferson County, Mississippi, 1849 - 1856 (Includes a list of the historic post offices of Jefferson County, MS) http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_scotland_po.html The Last Inn on the Natchez Trace - Mount Locust (Includes map of stands, 1814): http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_Mount_Locust.html Views of Natchez and the Mississippi River, 1782 - 1940: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/Natchez_Views.html The Old Methodist Church, Washington, MS: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_Washington_Church.html Added a dozen pics to: Ghosts Along the River: The Old Port of Rodney, MS: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/Rodney.html Echoes of the Past: Old Turpentine Stills of Louisiana & Mississippi: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_PR_Turpentine.html The Hand Hewn A. L. Riddle House On the Old Natchez Trace: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_Riddle.html Cowles Meade House, Washington, MS: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_Cowles_Meade.html The Wilderness Trail: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/Wilderness_Trail.html North Carolina Map of Early Ethnic Settlement: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/NC_Settlement.html Added two pics to: Assembly Hall - meeting place for the legislative board of the Mississippi Territory: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/MS_Washington_Assembly.html Added links to Newspaper Research page: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/newspapers.html Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Holiday_Index_2008.html

    01/18/2009 09:34:21
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Links
    2. Nancy
    3. Hi everyone, I just finished putting together a page of Scottish history and genealogy links. I've found several recently which are new to me, but I've, also, included all of the links I've been collecting for years: http://thepastwhispers.com/Scottish_Links.html Also, I've just discovered a great section on the Library of Congress site: Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources: http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html There are resources for every country imaginable and the links go on and on. By the way, I noticed that the LOC site has a handy new BETA search which allows you to search several of their pages at once: http://www.loc.gov/search/new/ Nancy Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html

    01/28/2008 09:40:08
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Migration to Mississippi Territory
    2. Nancy
    3. Mississippi History Now, a site done by the MS Historical Society, has some interesting pages...from Pre-Historic MS to the 21st Century. This one was very informative: The Great Migration to the Mississippi Territory, 1798 - 1819: http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/index.php?id=169 If you type the words genealogy and a surname into the search box at Google Books, for example...genealogy Carmichael...you could be surprised at how many titles appear: http://books.google.com/ One more thing I ran across recently: Free Surname Suggestion Software, looks interesting: http://home.triad.rr.com/combsfamily/sslmain.html I hope the new year will be a good one for you and yours...and all of your brick walls will come tumbling down this year! Nancy Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Christmas_2007.html http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Christmas_in_New_Orleans.html http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html

    12/30/2007 08:36:51
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Thanksgiving 2007
    2. Nancy
    3. May your Thanksgiving be happy, safe and memorable! Home for Thanksgiving: http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Thanksgiving_2007.html Nancy

    11/22/2007 05:05:40
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Lincoln County Times Obituary Index, 1909-1947
    2. Nancy
    3. Many familiar Scottish names listed here. Nancy Lincoln County Times Obituary Index, 1909-1947 Brookhaven, MS http://www.llf.lib.ms.us/LLF/Obits/LCTimesObits/LCTimesObits_index.HTML Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com

    10/26/2007 04:54:38
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Website
    2. Nancy
    3. This is an impressive site--many good tips and links for Scottish research. http://www.happyhaggis.co.uk/ Nancy Nancy http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html

    07/24/2007 11:38:46
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Some Mississippi Cemeteries
    2. Nancy
    3. Hi everyone, There are many McNairs, McMillans, McDonalds, McKays in this cemetery: http://www.interment.net/data/us/ms/neshoba/carolina/carolina.htm (The homepage for Interment.net is: http://www.interment.net/ ) After I found the Carolina Presbyterian Cemetery, one page led to another and I came across a site I'd never visited before. There are partial surveys and pictures of the Carolina Cemetery, also, the McFarland Cemetery in Scotland County and many others in MS, NC and VA. There are lots of Scots listed on the cemetery index page: http://carolshouse.com/cemeteryrecords/cemeteryindex.htm And you can do a search from the homepage for other records, as well: http://www.carolshouse.com/page1.htm I found a lot of McLeods listed in the Scotland Cemetery, Green County, MS: http://www.interment.net/data/us/ms/greene/scotland/index.htm If you haven't been to the USGenWeb's Tombstone Transcription Project for Mississippi in awhile, you might want to check it out: http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/mississippi/missi.html If you're researching in Jefferson County, I've added some names recently to my Union Presbyterian Church survey: http://www.geocities.com/twincousin2334/Union_Church_Cemetery.html I hope some of these records are helpful to you. Nancy Nancy www.thepastwhispers.com/Old_New_Orleans.html

    05/06/2007 03:27:15
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Season's Greetings
    2. Nancy
    3. The best to you this holiday season and in the coming year. I hope this is the year that all of your brick walls come tumbling down. http://www.thepastwhispers.com/Christmas_2006.html Nancy

    12/25/2006 03:44:56
    1. Re: [MS-SCOTS] y-dna surname groups
    2. ef_mckee
    3. Begorra, Gerald, and the same can be said for the Irish My grandparents' surnames are Kirkwood (Scot?), Ferill (Irish),Lee (English?), and McKee (NW Ireland...R1b1c7). We have had more success in tracing the others than the Kirkwoods. I expect all three came by way of North Carolina (or Lee from VA?) I am already in the FTDNA with 67 markers, HVR1 maternal, without any idea as to how to use the HVR1 (do you know?); I just got the results, and am reluctant to go for HVR2 until I know more about it. I grew up in MS and now live in NC, have lived for awhile in GA. I have never met a Buchanan in the Southeast, for 79 years, and hardly heard of them, except for that guy who was Pres a long time ago. I am interested in plotting the migratory pattern for immigrants from the British Isles, and have several chapters of a book on the Ferrills 'nearly' suitable for uploading to the net. 'CLAN FERRILL, in Mississippi' has been uploaded and may be displayed through "MSJackson" [Families]. Any additions you can add will be appreciated. Genealogic researcher Harry McDonald has been a great deal of help...meantime, if I see any Buchanans lurking in the Southeast I will let you know! I may not live long enough to write up the McKee's or Kirkwoods. The woods are full of researchers into the name Lee, as in that soldier Robert E! Ed McKee ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gerald Buchanan" <buchanan737@yahoo.com> To: <MS-SCOTS@rootsweb.com> Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 8:07 AM Subject: [MS-SCOTS] y-dna surname groups > Hello all. I've noticed in my Buchanan, McIntosh, and other research that > many Mississippi families with Scottish surnames can trace their families > back to the same (or nearby) locations in other states, particularly the > Carolinas. To find Buchanan family connections, I am participating in the > Buchanan y-dna project hosted by Family Tree DNA and have done both the > 67-marker test and the "deep clade" test to confirm my haplogroup. The > few Buchanan matches which I have found wo9rldwide have been most > interesting and have led to new avenues of traditional genealogical > exploration. However, potential matches among MS Buchanans are few so far > because so few MS Buchanan men are participating in the project. And so > far no McIntosh men from MS have joined the McIntosh y-dna project at > FTDNA. I think MS has a rich heritage of Scot-derived families and would > like to encourage many more MS Scot-surnamed Mississippians to join a > y-dna surname project. And I'd like to wish all > you other merry Mississippians a sacred and blessed Christmas and a 2007 > filled with all good things (especially successes in learning about > ancestors). > > --------------------------------- > Want to start your own business? Learn how on Yahoo! Small Business. > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe ef_mckee@bellsouth.net from the list, please send an email > to MS-SCOTS-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the > quotes in the subject and the body of the message

    12/03/2006 02:00:18
    1. [MS-SCOTS] y-dna surname groups
    2. Gerald Buchanan
    3. Hello all. I've noticed in my Buchanan, McIntosh, and other research that many Mississippi families with Scottish surnames can trace their families back to the same (or nearby) locations in other states, particularly the Carolinas. To find Buchanan family connections, I am participating in the Buchanan y-dna project hosted by Family Tree DNA and have done both the 67-marker test and the "deep clade" test to confirm my haplogroup. The few Buchanan matches which I have found wo9rldwide have been most interesting and have led to new avenues of traditional genealogical exploration. However, potential matches among MS Buchanans are few so far because so few MS Buchanan men are participating in the project. And so far no McIntosh men from MS have joined the McIntosh y-dna project at FTDNA. I think MS has a rich heritage of Scot-derived families and would like to encourage many more MS Scot-surnamed Mississippians to join a y-dna surname project. And I'd like to wish all you other merry Mississippians a sacred and blessed Christmas and a 2007 filled with all good things (especially successes in learning about ancestors). --------------------------------- Want to start your own business? Learn how on Yahoo! Small Business.

    12/02/2006 10:07:03
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Happy Thanksgiving
    2. Nancy
    3. A safe, happy and memory-making Thanksgiving Day to each of you. www.thepastwhispers.com/Thanksgiving_Day Nancy

    11/23/2006 03:24:36
    1. [MS-SCOTS] (no subject)
    2. Doug Davis
    3. I am seeking information on the surname McMillan/McMillian. My great grandmother was Mary PA McMillan b. 1865 who married Ramsey Roberts in Harrison Co MS 1881. Census records indicate her parents to be John & Sarah McMillan. I believe I have traced John McMillan to Wayne Co MS. From what I can put together, if my information is correct, he was b. 1829 & married Sarah Overstreet (also b. 1829) in Wayne Co abt 1847. John & Sarah appear on the 1850 & 1860 Wayne Co census, disappear entirely from the 1870 census, then appear again in Jackson Co MS on the 1880 census. Other than census records indicating John's father to be from NC & his mother from GA, I have hit a brick wall on his ancestry. I did find a land patent record for a John McMillan issued in Wayne Co in 1820, but have not been able to track down any further information as to whether or not this John could be his father. Any information or leads on this McMillan line would be greatly appreciated & I would be more than happy to share the information I have on John & Sarah's descendants. Thank you, Mae Davis

    10/15/2006 01:28:05
    1. [MS-SCOTS] Rootsweb "M", "N" and "O" Lists have migrated
    2. Nancy
    3. Hi everyone, The Rootsweb M, N and O lists have been migrated to the new server. A reminder that the address you'll use to post will no longer be LIST-L@rootsweb.com Instead it will be LIST@rootsweb.com with no "L." If you subscribe in the Digest mode, your messages will be in a different format. If you'd prefer the old format, just send me a message (Listname-admin@rootsweb.com - don't forget to change it to the list's name!) and I'll be happy to change it for you. If you use AOL, you may want to check your spam folders to make sure no Rootsweb messages are being diverted. A reminder: the link to the AOL Rootsweb list, where various AOL problems are discussed is: http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/other/RootsWeb_Support/AOLers-RootsWeb.html If you have any problems or questions, please let me know. Nancy Nancy, www.thepastwhispers.com

    09/07/2006 01:58:10
    1. Update on List Migration
    2. Nancy
    3. Everyone, The Rootsweb list migration is proceeding, albeit somewhat slowly and a bit behind schedule. I administrate twenty lists and, so far, only my A - C lists have changed over. I'm getting a better understanding of the new system and there are a few things that you'll need to know about. First, after your list has migrated, the address you'll use to post will no longer be, for example, SMITH-L@rootsweb.com Instead it will be SMITH@rootsweb.com with no "L." I'll let you know when the move has been accomplished because, although Rootsweb is supposed to be sending out "Welcome" letters to subscribers as the lists are changed, not everyone is receiving them. For those of you who crosspost, you will no longer be able to use the "BCC" function when sending messages to Rootsweb; however, you may still send posts to more than one list by using either "To" or "CC" with no difficulty. Some of you subscribe to BOTH the individual and digest mode of the same list, with Mailman, this will no longer be possible; you'll need to choose one or the other. The system will automatically choose one for you, if you'd prefer the other, just let me know and I'll fix that for you. AOL is presenting some problems. If you use AOL, you'll need to check your spam folders to make sure no messages are being diverted. Also, for AOL users, the format of your digest messages may change, if you prefer the former format, just let me know and I can adjust it. Rootsweb is working diligently with AOL to try to get issues worked out as they develop. Some of you may not be aware of this, but AOL Rootsweb subscribers have their own list, where various problems are discussed and you may find answers to questions, not only about this, but other AOL difficulties pertaining to mailing lists: http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/other/RootsWeb_Support/AOLers-RootsWeb.html I am trying to keep my own posts on this subject down to a minimum and, IF all goes smoothly, the only other post you will receive from me will be one that advises that the move of a particular list has been accomplished, so you'll know when to begin using the new address. For the BALDRIDGE, CARMICHAEL, CATES and CAPE FEAR SCOTS list members among you, be advised that those lists have been moved. From now on, I will only send posts to specific lists as they migrate. Let me know if you experience any problems. Nancy Nancy, www.thepastwhispers.com

    08/19/2006 05:58:09
    1. From Admin.-Please Read
    2. Nancy
    3. As some of you may be aware, Rootsweb's mailing lists are about to be moved to a new list management system (Mailman). I've been keeping track of the possible problems this change may create through the List-Owner and List-Update mailing lists for the past several days. So far, I don't see any evidence that the switch will be problematic for subscribers. If all goes as planned, you won't notice any changes in the lists to which you are currently subscribed. I've, also, been studying the Mailman tutorial for administrators in advance of the move, so that I can be better prepared to do the change-over tasks required of admins once the change is in effect. (On that score, I make no promises...the only thing I'm certain of, so far, is that I'm going to need a new supply of aspirin...which I've already secured. :-) I can, however, promise, to do my best to make the change as problem-free as possible for you. Some of you may have seen the announcement about the move on the Helpdesk page, which includes mention of the "List-Update" list, the list set up specifically to deal with questions concerning the list migration. It's my view, after observing discussions on the list for awhile, that it may create more confusion than answers for many people. Also, as you might imagine, it's an extremely active list at the moment---with a flood of worried queries from my fellow list admins, who, like me, are a bit concerned about their ability to muddle through the tutorial, and the questions that arise, as they study it. However, if you're interested in subscribing, you might take a quick look at the archives to help you decide: http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/index/LIST-UPDATE/2006-08 The first lists are set to be moved on Thursday, August 17th. You'll find the schedule for switching the lists at: http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/migrate_sched.html If problems do arise during the change-over, please know that the Rootsweb staff and the list admins will be working to resolve them as quickly as possible. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. If I don't know the answer, I'll find someone who does! Nancy Nancy, www.thepastwhispers.com

    08/15/2006 04:57:06