Category Archives: Scotland 2016

Travel Day

No genealogy today. Instead I drove from Edinburgh to the hotel where the Sorbie reunion will be held tomorrow. It was only about an hour’s drive but I’m still rather timid behind the right-sided wheel so I left myself plenty … Continue reading

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Serendipity

My final visit to the archives was to the archives proper which meant I had to get an official readers card with my picture. I wonder if this will count as identification for the voter suppression law in North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Closed for Repair

I’m glad I went back to the ScotlandsPeople Research Centre in the National Archives today because I missed something yesterday. I thought I might have found Mary Milligan’s birth record but I was wrong. According to her tombstone in Hancock … Continue reading

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Scotland!

Greeting from Edinburgh! Early this morning I landed in Glasgow after one of the best flights I’ve ever enjoyed. I assume the Independence Day holiday suppressed demand and only half my flight was filled. I had all three seats on … Continue reading

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