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Gair Inverness Conon Bridge, Petty, Dingwall Descendents of James Mackay and Mary MacDonald whose son James R Mackay (1881 Dores- 1954 Kinkell) married Margory Gair  ( 1886 Inverness- 1971 Conon), daughter of James Gair and Jessie Mclaren, in 1912 in Inverness. 295 2012
Galbraith Arisaig Descendents of Alex MacDonald and Elizabeth ( Betsy ) Galbraith whose son Donald (1803-1885 Arisaig) married Isabella McVarish(1808-1874) 262 2012
Gall Fyvie Pedigree goes back to before 1790 8 1993
Garrow Botriphnie, Banff 3 generations from 1770 21 n/k
Garrow Ross-shire, Mull, Australia Margaret Garrow (1816 - 1854) married  Peter Fletcher (1808-1885.)  Their daughter Eliza was born on Mull 26.12.1841. They died in NSW Australia. 200 2011
Geddes Gills, Canisbay, Caithness Descendents of Robert Begg (1812-1902) m. Catherine Geddes (1817-1892) 164 2011
Gibson Inverkeithing, Dunfermline 4 generations back to c.1800 16 1990
Gibson Cromarty Descendants of William Ross b. 1803 and Isabella Gibson b.1803 39 1989
Gibson Dornoch, Fearn, Brighton Descendents of Walter Ross ( 1824 Fearn - 1895 Cadboll), son of Donald Ross and Catherine Miller , who married Joanna Gibson ( 1830 Dornoch - 1900 Inverness), daughter of Donald Gibson and Janet McKay , on 5.5.1851 in Fearn. 257 2012
Gilbert England Extensive family tree back to Scotland in c1800 7 n/k
Gillanders Contin 4 generations from John MacColl (born 1875), son of John Gillanders and Sarah MacColl. 205 2011
Gillies Glencarron, Badachro, Ballachulish and Arisaig. Descendents of Mary McPherson ( 1845 Badachro - 1926 Ballachulish) and Duncan MacIntyre (1846 Ballchulish - 1922 Ballachulish) . Mary McPherson was daughter of Barbara Gillies b.1825 and grand daughter of Alexander Gillies b.1775 in Glencarron and Cath. MacLennan b.1776 in Strathcarron. 262  
Gollan Nairn, Forres, Gamrie, Rothesay Bute. Descendents of John Gollan m.1809 and Janet Fletcher 1789-1875 27 1993
Gollan Scotland List of 1120 Gollans in the IGI for Scotland.  Data extracted in  1988 and 1992. 36 1993
Gollan Contin, Aberdeenshire Descendants of Murdo (Murdock) McLennan (b 1808) and Mary Gollan (b 1831) 46 1993
Gollan Bottacks Fodderty Also known as Campbell;  Descendents of Andrew Gollan and Mary Forsyth married 1765.  No contact information. 0108 n/k
Gollan Ruthven Dores, Dunlichity, Gorthlic and Inverness, Victoria Australia. Antecedent chart for John Gollan MacTavish (7.8.1847 Castle Street Inverness  - 6.4.1913  Victoria Australia) showing 3 earlier generations of MacTavish and two of Gollan. In addition this chart shows his mother Ann Elizabeth MacRae ( 1820-1849 in Inverness) and her parents, as well as details of the family of Flora Madeline Dewar (1829 Avoch - 1916 Wigtownshire) his stepmother. Extensive details of siblings and step siblings. Also family sheets for John MacTavish (1818 Gorthlic -1897 Inverness), John Gollan MacTavish (1847 Inverness- 1913 Victoria Australia).                                                                       There is also a family sheet for James MacRae ( 1791 Inverness-1881 Douglas Row Inverness) 243 2011
Gollan Kiltearn USA Descendents of Duncan Bain and Janet Gollan whose son Donald Bain ( d.Lemlair 1890) m. Ann Fraser (d.1852 Ardullie), daughter of Colin Fraser and Ann Munro, on 10.6.1831 in Kiltearn. 288 2012
Gollon Inverness, Nairn Descendents of William Gollon and Margaret Mathieson.Their son Alexander was baptised in 1745 in Inverness and married Margaret Patterson. 196 2012
Gordon Keith, Newburgh, Banff, Australia 3 generations from c1790 - 1948 21 n/k
Gordon Sutherland Extracts from the Scottish Genealogical Society's,  “Pre – 1855 Tombstone Inscriptions in Sutherland Burial Grounds”, concentrating on Richard Gordon and George Gordon. 72 1994
Gordon Partick, Ireland 1852-1904 113 2010
Gordon Kiltarlity Isabella Gordon, born c1801 130 2010
Gordon Creich, Bonar Bridge, Sutherland 2 generations from George b. August 1830 and Bell (also Gordon) b. August 1826 in  Creich. 139 2011
Gordon Farr,Reay Caithness Extensive notes on the MacKays, Tenants  of Newlands of Kirkton  in Farr beginning with George MacKay and Barbara Gordon. Their son John MacKay b.1773 m. Rebecca MacKay.  7 generations in all. 161 2011
Gordon Kildonan, Inverness, Edinburgh Descendents of John Gordon b.1782 in Kildonan ( a Major in the 2nd Foot) and Katharine Smith from Cromarty ( bap 1781),their son was Edward Strathearn Gordon ( Baron Gordon of Drumearn) b.1814 who m, Agnes McInnes in 1845 in Edinburgh. 197 2011
Gordon Kingussie, Edinburgh Descendents of John McPherson (1798-1872 Kingussie) and Margaret Gordon (1797/8-1868 Kingussie) who m. on 3.10.1822.  290 2012
Gordon Kirkhill, Fortrose, Nigg, Fearn,  Dingwall Descendents of John MacKay and Margaret Gordon whose son Donald MacKay (1861 Kirkhill- 1941 Nigg) married Jane McRae  daughter of David Mcrae and Jane MacDonald , in 1896 in Fortrose. 295 2012
Gordon Dingwall,  Descendents of John Gordon (1814 Dingwall - 1892 Dingwall ) and Ann Fowler (1818 Brahan Fodderty - 1900 Dingwall ) who m.in 1841 . Their son John Gordon ( 1842 Dingwall - 1931 Dingwall ) m.Elizabeth McLennan  ( 1843 Glaick of Tollie- 1882 Dingwall ), daughter of William McLennan (1807-1891 Fodderty) and Isabella McLeod (1816-1891 Fodderty), in 1873 in Dingwall. 299 2013
Gordon  Keith , Easter Suddy R&C and Australia. Extensive tree of antecendents and descendents of George Gordon ( 1820-1881 Keith ) and Janet Garrow (b. 1826 Botriphine Keith Banffshire) whose daughter Janet Gordon (1859-1948) married Thomas King ( b.1852  Speymouth) in 1879 234 2011
Gordon Sinclair Croy Madeline Gordon Sinclair born c 1790 163 2011
Graham Snizort, Balnacroc, Skye 2 generations from Alexander Graham 1810-1869 and Flora MacQueen 1818-1903 whose daughter Anne was born on 1847 188 2012
Graham Eyre,Treaslane and Uig Skye 3 generations from John Graham b.c.1814 and Margaret MacKenzie b.1787 and m.1831 Son Alexander b.1838 188 2012
Graham Petty  Inverness, Knockbain and Munlochy. Descendents of Kenneth Urquhart and Ann Grant whose son Donald Urquhart (1863-1943) m Elizabeth Graham ( 1870-1950)  daughter of John Graham and Mary MacDonald, on 1.1.1892. 291 2012
Grant Alves, Elgin, Nairn ,Pollockshaws. Family Group sheets for three generations of the Grant family , descended from John Grant b.1747 and Janet Thain b.1748 37 n/k
Grant Inverness, Glenshiel, Strolamus Skye. Paternal Ancestry of Alexander Grant (b.1859 Glenshiel).  Married Isabella Fraser (b.1873 Glenshiel )  inn Inverness in 1893. 49 nk
Grant Lewiston Glenmoriston 5 generations descended from Peter Grant of Blairie and Margaret MacDougal both Glenmoriston, b.late 1700s. 140 2011
Grant Banff and Canada Christian Grant  1786 - 1867. 143 2011
Grant Cromdale, Inveravon 3 generations from John Grant and Christina Cumming b.28.3.1776 156 2011
Grant Glenurquhart,Inverness Descendents of John Grant (Gartalie) m .Janet Macdonald (Balnalic) m. 27/5/1790 in Glenurquhart. Extensive family informaiton. 179 2011
Grant Gartalie, Glenurquhart Descendents of John Grant ( b 1800) and Ann Cumming (b.1803) in Gartalie.   179 2011
Grant Alvie, Inverness, Glasgow 5 generations from Donald Grant,  and  Jessie Fraser from Inverness.  Their son Robert was born in 1857. 204 2011
Grant Elgol, Skye, Dingwall Descendents of James Grant and Ann Grant whose son Alexander (1789-1859 Elgol) married Christy MacKinnon. 319 2014
Grant Sutherland Descendents of Angus Sutherland  and Christian Grant whose son David was born in 1804. 195 2012
Grant Nairn ? Duncan Adams and Janet Grant parents of Margaret Adams  b, 11.11.1817 in Nairn and who married James Gollan  23.11.1844 in Nairn. 196 2012
Grant Freuchie Descendents of Roderick MacKenzie of Scatwell ( 1710-1750) and Janet grant of Freuchie ( 1687-1761) 209 2011
Grant Tain, Kilmuir Easter, Monifieth and Newcastle. Descendents of John Grant b. 1789 (Dallas) and Margaret Anderson b. 1787 also in Dallas. Their son John Grant (1816-1885) married Annie Ross (1824-1885) in Tain.  222 2011
Grant Nairn, Ardersier and Ontario Descendents of James Grant ( born 1755 in Nairn-  died Carse of Ardersier in 1815) and Marjorie McPhail (c. 1763-1834 Nairn) . Their daughter Christy (b. 1785  Ardersier- c. 1827) married Donald McKillican  ( 1776-1827 Ardersier). See McKillican. 226 2011
Grant Cromarty, Tain , USA, London Descendents of John Grant, a heckler, and Ann Munro whose son John Grant , also a heckler,(1817 Cromarty - 1871 Cromarty) married Mary Ross (abt 1826 Tarbat-) in Portmahomack on 15 June 1854. 260 2012
Grant Arisaig Descendents of Alex MacDonald b. 1808 and Ann Grant whose daughter Elizabeth ( ?1849 Aigas- 1926 Arisaig) married Donald MacDonald ( 1843 Arisaig - 1935 Arisaig). They married in Fort William in 1876. 262 2012
Grant Skye and Inverness Lineage of Jessie Grant   ( 04.5.1814-1.6.1897)  showing her descent from Iain Dubh MacCrimmon in some detail and his descent from Finlay MacCrimmon born 1450.  Jessie Grant married Goerge MacIntosh (1811-1892) on 5.6.1846.  Jessie's parents were Donald Grant (1789 Bracadale-1866) and Catherine McPhee of Ullinish . 266 2012
Grant Inverness, Petty  and Canada John Austie ( Austin) b. 1791 and Ann Grant (b 1798) m. on 3rd June 1818, their son Alexander Austin was b.1835 in Forres. He m. Helen Black ( b.1839) and their daughter Edith was b. 1872 in Balnaglack Petty 289 2012
Grant  Breakish Skye Dingwall Descendents of Neil Grant (1797-1826 Breakish) and Marion McCrimmon daughter of Donald McCrimmon and Jane Matheson.  319 2014
Gray Grantown, Forres, Stirling, Glasgow, Australia Descendents of William Gray (died 11/8/1854) and Janet (Jessie) McIntosh, born c1800. 66 1982
Gray Keith back to c1770 113 2010
Gray Elgin 2 generations from Alexander Cant 1808-1880 and Margaret Gray of Elgin 1810-1896 155 2011
Gray Urray Conon Dingwall Cheshire. Descendents of George Campbell and Catherine Mckenzie whose son Murdo Campbell ( abt 1830 Fodderty - 1913 Dingwall ) married Elizabeth Gray  (abt 1827 Urray - 1899 Dingwall ), daughter of Donald Gray and Ann McKenzie , on 22 December 1838 in Urray. 256 2012
Grey Urray Maryburgh Inverness Descendents of John McLean (1776-184?) and Helen Tulloch (1781-1860)  whose son Charles McLean (?1827-1893) married Ann McGregor (1842-190?) , daughter of Donald McGregor and Mary Gray, on 13th January 1865. Extensive additional information. 208 2011
Grigor Possibly Elgin, Cromarty, Glasgow. Descendents of Alexander Grigor ( perhaps born to Robert Grigor and Barbara Blenshaw in Elgin and baptised in 1772) and Christian McLeod ( b. 1777 ), daughter of Colin Mcleod and Barbara Ross ( married in Cromarty in 1775). Alexander Grigor and Christian McLeod married on 5.7.1800 in Cromarty and had a son Robert ( b.1811 in Cromarty- d.1879 Partick) who married Ann Frances Cameron ( b. Grenada West Indies 1825 - d. 1883 Partick) They married in Cromarty on 29.8.1843. 258 2012
Groat Druin (Moray), Inverness 3 generations from Robert Groat  b.1748 and Elspet Humphrey b.1752 141 2011
Gun Caithness, Elgin, Glasgow Descendents of John Bruce (c1765 - 1842) and Isobel Gun (1771 - 1843). 65 1984
Gun Kildonnan, Halkirk. Extensive notes on the descendents of Alexander Gunn ( farmer) and Ann Gun whose son,William Gunn, a shepherd, was born about  1784 in Corrigne Kildonnan and married Hellen Gun in Kildonnan in 1808.  In  1833 their son Donald (a contractor) married Wemyss Williamson in Halkirk 161 2011
Gunn Calder, Halkirk, Rattar, Dunnet, Caithness 3 generations after early 1700s 20 1987
Gunn South Dun and Dunnet, Caithness. Report on the paternal ancestry of Donald Gunn born 1836.  Three generations back to c1770. 22 1984
Gunn Wick and Canisbay Caithness, and Australia Descendents (mostly in Australia ) of Donald Gunn (1853-1918) and Helen Baikie (1858-1948) married 1882.  Also  2 generations of Donald Gunn's ancestors back to Peter Gunn and Margaret Manson m.1781 51 1990
Gunn “Tachar”, “Achraskall”, “Cattaig”, Caithness 3 generations from c1690; 4 generations from c1710 56 1994
Gunn Kildonnan, Halkirk. Extensive notes on the descendents of Alexander Gunn (a farmer) and Ann Gun whose son,William Gunn, a shepherd, was born about  1784 in Corrigne Kildonnan and married Hellen Gun in Kildonnan in 1808.  In  1833 their son Donald (a contractor) married Wemyss Williamson in Halkirk 161 2011
Gunn Dalnaclaton, Kildonan Caithness Descendents of William Gunn b.1789 and Elizabeth Gunn (maiden surname) of Braemore Latherson b. 1792. Their son George was b.  17.2.1828 206 2011
Gunn Caithness and Brora Sutherland Descendents of George Gunn  and Elizabeth Mackenzie whose son William Gunn b.20.12.1840 , m.Janet ( Jessie ) Sutherland in Brora on  26.9.1862  196 2012
Gunn Latheron, Glasgow Descendents of James Gunn b  in Latheron and Christina Sinclair b. 19.6.1835 in Latheron whose daughter Christina (26.7.1865 Latheron - 24.9.1943) married George Sharp ( 1813 in Fife - 25.9.1907) in 1887. 238 2011


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