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3 Sep 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar

By |3 Sep 2017|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Scottish Genealogy|8 Comments

This summer I've been finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar. On my second trip of five planned to visit the ancestral villages of my immigrant great-grandparents, I visited Dunnottar Castle in Scotland. Once a 13th-century Scottish hilltop [...]

1 Jun 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Online

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Finding Scottish Ancestors Online helps you use leading websites and lesser-known databases for Scottish research, featuring search strategies for finding parish records, civil registrations, marriages, wills, tax lists, property assessments, burial registers, and other records. [...]

25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar

By |25 Mar 2017|Presentations, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy|0 Comments

Free Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar Join me on Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10 a.m. PDT, when I present my Finding Scottish Ancestors webinar, part of the 2017 bimonthly series hosted by the Southern [...]

10 May 2011

Chicago Genealogy: Scottish Resources

By |10 May 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy|2 Comments

Chicago Genealogy: Scottish Resources is today's post. For other posts on ethnic resources for Chicago genealogy, click the link. Please note: This list is meant to include resources in addition to the ones found at the traditional genealogical [...]

13 Jun 2018

Finding Ross Ancestors in Edderton

By |13 Jun 2018|Church Records, Digital Collections, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Ross, Scottish Genealogy|1 Comment

Finding Ross ancestors in Edderton was the next step in my genealogy pilgrimage to the Highlands of Scotland in 2017. My husband and I were off to Easter Ross to find Little Daan, where my [...]

19 Mar 2018

Searching for McFadzean

By |19 Mar 2018|Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy, Search Strategies, Surnames|0 Comments

In 2010, I started searching for McFadzean ancestors in Ayrshire, Scotland. More specifically, I'm searching for my husband's great-great-grandmother Janet McFadzean Mackie, in Kilbirnie. Her maiden name was spelled McFadden in U.S. records. Initially, when [...]

23 Jan 2018


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22 Feb 2017

Genealogy on Facebook List Updated Feb 2017

By |22 Feb 2017|Genealogy, Research Tips, Social Media|0 Comments

The invaluable Genealogy on Facebook List updated Feb 2017. Compiled by talented genealogist (and my friend) Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Genealogy on Facebook List contains 10,600+ links to English-speaking Facebook groups [...]