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Surnames beginning with the letter  R

 

Surname Areas Covered Additional Information File Submitted
Ralph Nairn 3 generations from c1790 - 1938 17 1990
Ralph Nairn, Aberdeen, Shetland Some descendents of Alexander Ralph and Janet Main, born c1745 60 1995
Rankin Morvern, Kilmallie Kilmonivaig 2 generations from Ewen or Hugh Rankin b.1819 and Christian MacCallum b.1830 in Kilmonivaig 149 2011
Reach Portlich R &C, Balintore, Fearn, Aberdeen 7 generations descended from William McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch)  born in Portlich and married before 1773 in Kilmuir Easter to Lily  (or Lilias or Helen) Munro  who was also born in Portlich. Their son George McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch) (1779 Portlich- 1841 in Balintore), a fisherman,married Sophie Skinner (1780-1852)  before 1802. 252 2012
Reiach Portlich R &C, Balintore, Fearn, Aberdeen 7 generations descended from William McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch)  born in Portlich and married before 1773 in Kilmuir Easter to Lily  (or Lilias or Helen) Munro  who was also born in Portlich. Their son George McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch) (1779 Portlich- 1841 in Balintore), a fisherman,married Sophie Skinner (1780-1852)  before 1802. Very full details. 252 2012
Reid Urchany, Nairnshire. c1835 14 1993
Reid Inverness, Aberdeen Some descendents of Hugh McBain and Isabel Reid, married 1798 in Inverness. 58 1990
Reid Pitairlie, New Spynie, Elgin 3 geneartions from c1780 81 n/k
Reid Scrabster Caithness Extensive notes on the family of John Thomson and Margaret Reid whose son William (b. 1772), a fisherman, married Mary Fraser in 1799. 3 generations in all. Additional full descendent chart from John Thomson and Margaret Reid supplied by another contributor.  161 2011
Reid Avoch and Aberdeen Descendents of John  Reid or Assy who died in Avoch before 1835 and married Margaret Patience on 20.3.1801 in Avoch. Their son George Reid (1813 Seatown Avoch - 1854 Aberdeen) a Journeyman Ship's Carpenter, m. Helen Robertson (1816 Aberdeen - 1854 Footdee Aberdeen )  252 2012
Reid Ardersier, Nairn, Aberdeenshire, USA Descendents (7 generations) of David Reid (b.1768 in Ardersier) and Isobel Sutherland ( b.1772 in Auldearn) who m. in 1795. Their son, David ( 1799 Ardersier -1871 Nairn), married Elisabeth "Betsy" McGregor ( 1802 Boham-1889 Nairn). 284 2012
Riach Kirkmichael Banff Mary Ann Riach, born 1833 135 2010
Riach Shandwick, Balintore, Rosskeen, Saltburn Invergordon,Aberdeen 7 generations descended from Andrew Morrison ( or McUrich) of Shandwick who m. an  Anne Fraser . Their son Alexander Morrison  ( or McUrich or MacMhuiris) (b.1788 in Shandwick -1862) married Margaret McKenzie ( 1788 Saltburn Invergordon-1876)daughter of William McKenzie( or Riach) and Janet Munro  on Dec. 22 1809 in Rosskeen. Their daughter Ann Morrison (1810 Shandwick-1877 Balintore) married WIlliam McKenzie (1807 Balintore - bef. 1851) on Dec. 8th 1835 in Fearn 252 2012
Rioch Portlich R &C, Balintore, Fearn, Aberdeen 7 generations descended from William McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch)  born in Portlich and married before 1773 in Kilmuir Easter to Lily  (or Lilias or Helen) Munro  who was also born in Portlich. Their son George McKenzie ( or Reach, Reiach or Rioch) (1779 Portlich- 1841 in Balintore), a fisherman,married Sophie Skinner (1780-1852)  before 1802. 252 2012
Robertson Elgol Skye and Australia Descendents of Angus Robertson 1798-1853 and Flora McQueen 1790-1890 plus detailed migrant charts for 8 family members 31 1992
Robertson Wick 1835 - 1886 and 1842 -1923 57 1993
Robertson Rheit c1737 81 n/k
Robertson Blairgowrie Dunkeld Memorial Inscription OPRs and other information 110 1999
Robertson Alvie and Tasmania William Robertson b Alvie 1798. Emigrated to Van Diemen's Land in 1822. Includes copies of two articles and of letters he sent home to his brother in Scotland.. 116 2001
Robertson Skye 2 generations from Charles Robertson and May May McBean 152 2011
Robertson Breakish, Strath, Skye Stirling 5generations from Malcolm Robertson b. Strath 1795 and Mary Mckinnon b.Sleat 1802 185 2012
Robertson Sleat, Luss, Dumbarton Descendents of Ewen Robertson and Mary Kennedy whose son Alex  (1827-1867) was born in Sleat and married Mary McLean  ( b. 1821 in Sleat). 231 2012
Rose Forres 3 generations, 1787 to 1871.  Became Ross ? 14 1993
Rose Inverness, Duthil, Lossiemouth 3 generations back to c1800 18 1987
Rose Bunchrew, Culloden, Petty. Some descendents of William Campbell (1796 1876) and Marjorie Rose (1804 1894).  Plus copies of some certificates, obituaries and two annotated photos. 59 1979
Rose Ardersier Back to 1757 100 1989
Rose Achagour, Nairn Isabel Rose married Alexander Callum in 1745 104 2003
Rose Cromdale 4 generations from William Hay and Elspet Rose married before1797 156 2011
Rose Cromdale 2 generations form James Rose and Margaret Grant whose child, Margaret Rose  was born 27.11.1800 156  
Rose Inverness Married Alexander Dallas 11th Feb 1792 173 2011
Rose Kilmuir Easter and Glasgow Descendents of William Rose and Eliza Ross  m. 1.4.1853, whose son William (1825 Tullich Kilmuir Easter - 1900 Tullich Kilmuir) m Isabella Graham ( 1826 Kilmuir Easter - 1914 Tullich Kilmuir ), daughter of George Graham and J. McKenzie, on 1.4.1853 286 2012
Ross Forres, Auldearn 3 generations, 1787 to 1871.  Was Rose ? 14 1993
Ross Duffus, New Spynie 2 generations before 1890 18 1987
Ross Alness, Cromarty, Dingwall, Forres. Descendants of William Ross b. 1803 and Isabella Gibson b.1803 39 1989
Ross Durness, Sutherland 4 generations from c1700 56 1994
Ross Edderton, Tarbat, Tain 3 generations from 1783 57 1993
Ross Rosemarkie c1825 69 n/k
Ross Lairg, Tarbat and Edderton Information about Wiliam Ross married Merran McLeod (17/6/1814) at Shinness,Lairg. 91 1995
Ross Inverness and Ontario Descendants of William Ross b 1811 and Margaret Henderson 125 1995
Ross Kincardine, Edderton, Ross-shire 2 generations from Donlad Ross, born c1800 130 2010
Ross Nigg, Tarbat, Ross & Cromarty 3 generations from Andrew Ross b.1791 and Mary Skinner  b.1811 142  
Ross Shandwick Ross & Cromarty 2 generations form James Ross b.1806 and Margaret Skinner b.abt 1811. 142  
Ross Nigg, Tarbat, Rockfield, London 5 generations from John Ross  1801-1862 and Ann Vass 1800-before 1847 142 2011
Ross Ross and Cromarty -Rosskeen 4 generations from Alexander and Margaret Ross ( ms.s Ross) married 1765. Their son John Ross 1765-1852 was Miller of Rosskeen and his son Hugh was an Engineer in London 154 2011
Ross Kincardine (R&C), Caithness 2 generations from Alexander Ross (b. 1790 in Kincardine R & C)) and Ann Munro (b.1799 in Kincardine R & C). 157 2011
Ross Thurso Three generations from Alexander born 1762 (blacksmith and innkeeper) and Annie Keith . Extensive notes. 161 2011
Ross Rogart 2 generations from Donald Ross and Christina MacKay both of Rogart whose daugher Catherine was born in 1830 168 2011
Ross Strathcarron, Kincardine Descendents of Hugh Ross (1796-1874), a crofter and Margaret Macgregor(1799-1878).  170 2011
Ross Alness Descendents of Donald Murray d.1830 and Elizabeth Ross whose son David Murray was b. in Dalneich Alness on 9.4.1827 207 2011
Ross Kincardine,Dundee, Edinburgh 3 generations from Donald Ross b. c. 1765 and Christina Ross b. c. 1765 in Kincardine who had a son Donald b.1799 in Kincardine. 187 2012
Ross Cambelltown  Ardersier 3 generations from John Ross b.c.1748 and Barbara Junior b.c.1750 m.1769. Their son Alexander Ross b.1774 m.(5.7.1805) Elizabeth Falconer b.c.1780 in Petty 193 2012
Ross Tain R &C Alexander McKenzie  and Jannet Ross  had a daughter Jessie  b. 26.8.1831 who died in Ballarat Australia in 1910. She m.John Chard in 1856 in Castlemaine Australia. 199 2011
Ross Tain 4 generations from David Thomson (1796 - 1891) and Mary -Ann Ross (1801-1867), both of Ross-shire. Their grandson Edward Leswell Thomson was born in Crosbie Victoria on 16.7.1870 200 2011
Ross Highlands and NSW 5 generations of Ross descended from Donald Ross and Mary Ross (b.27.7.1784) who m. on 22.5.1801. Other information in HFHS files. 211 2011
Ross Rogart Donald Ross b. 1802 in Rogart married Christian Mackay b. circa 1805 in Rogart. Their daughter Catherine (1830 Rogart-1919)  married  Alexander Bain ( 1824-1908)  in 1852 in Rogart. 214 2011
Ross Tain, Dundee, Newcastle Descendents of Donald Ross b.1797, m.1822 to Janet MacPherson born 1801 in Edderton.  222 2011
Ross Dingwall Glasgow Liverpool Salford Descendents of Hugh Ross  ( Dingwall ) and Mary MacDonald   ( Contin) whose son John MacDonald Ross (1839-1905) married Robina Gilroy of Dundee in 1877. Their son Hugh Allan Ross     ( 1880-1918)  had a son, Hugh Alex Ross MacDonald, in 1913 in Liverpool,with Flora McDonald (b. 1891 in Liverpool). 224 2011
Ross Kilmuir Easter, Tomich Lairg, Inverness Descendents of James Sinclair (1818 Avoch- 1891) and Isabella Ross ( 1816 Kilmuir Easter -1890) . Their daughter Johanna Sinclair (1847-1916 both Kilmuir Easter) married Alexander Pirrie of Rothiemay Banff ( 1847-1922).3 further generations. 228  
Ross Lairg Sutherland,  Tomich Lairg,  Inverness Descendents of Angus Ross ( 1788 Lairg - 1881) and Margaret McDonald (1804-1881). Their son Duncan MacGillivray Ross  (1834 Lairg -1917) married Angusina MacKay  ( 1818-1903)  . 3 further generations.   228  
Ross Golspie, Dornoch, Dumbarton Descendents of William Stewart and Catherine Ross whose son Peter was born in Golspie ( 1809-1867) and married Helen Mumro (b. 1813). 231 2012
Ross Tain Edinburgh Descendents of Malcolm Ross  born in Tain abt 1858 and Christina MacDonald born in Dornoch abt 1858, whose daughter Helen Ross was born in Tain in 1878 and married Donald Munro ( 1879 Rosskeen - 1932 Fort George). 237 2011
Ross Rosskeen,Alness,Saskatchewan and British Columbia Descendents of Donald Ross (d.1846 Alness) and Barbara Munro (d.1871 Alness) who married on 24th April 1819 in Rosskeen. Their daughter Helen Ross ( 1822 Alness - 1910 Kingussie) married Alexander MacKenzie ( 1831 Alness - 1891 Kingussie) on 27th Dec.1850 242 2011
Ross Fearn and 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
Ross Tarbat ,Portmahomack, Australia Names of descendents of Alexander Ross and Janet Munro of Tarbat,  Portmahomack with additional dates of birth of their children 259 2012
Ross Tarbat, 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
Ross Scotsburn, Tain, USA , London Descendents of Donald Ross (1831 Scotsburn - 1918 Tain) and Catherine McPherson ( 1829 Rhanich Edderton - 1902 Tain)  who married on 6 Feb 1866 in Tain, through their daughter Elspeth ( 1866 Tain - 1953 Alness). Donald's father was Alexander Ross a gardener ( abt 1790 ? Portmahomack - 1873 Tain) He married Elspet Finlay ( Eppy)  (abt 1807  Duffus - 1834.) in Rosskeen in 1830. 260 2012
Ross Tain, Helmsdale , London Descendents of Donald Ross (1831 Scotsburn - 1918 Tain) and Catherine McPherson ( 1829 Rhanich Edderton - 1902 Tain)  who married on 6 Feb 1866 in Tain, through their son Alexander (1869 Tain -1958 Kingussie ).  Donald's father was Alexander Ross a gardener ( abt 1790 ? Portmahomack - 1873 Tain) He married Elspet Finlay ( Eppy)  (abt 1807  Duffus - 1834. 260 2012
Ross Croy, Kiltearn, Inverness Descendents of George MacIntosh and Mary Ross whose son George ( 1811 Croy-1892 ) married Jessie Grant (1814 -1897) , great grand daughter of Iain Dubh MacCrimmon, on 5.6.1846 266 2012
Ross Lairg, Helmsdale Descendents of Thomas Ross and Elizabeth Morrison. Their son Donald Ross ( 1807-1876) married Mary McDonald ( 1820-1879) in 1856 . Their grandson , John Ross, was born in Cruids, Lairg in 1856 and died in Lairg in 1911. He married Sarah Sinclair of Assynt ( 1856-1940). 274 2012
Ross Tarbat Tain Fort George, Ardersier, Gollanfield Descendents of George Ross ( b.1787) in Tarbat near Tain, soldier mainly at Fort George (1804-1814),  later lived in Cambeltown ,Ardersier. Married Catherine MacLean. Both Buried Gollanfield.  Their son George (1817-1888) m. Elspet Sinclair (1819-1896). 277 2012
Ross Kincardine R&C Southampton Descendents of Alexander Urquhart (b. abt 1804 Linside Creich )and Isabella Ross ( b. 1bt 1809 Kincardine R&C) whose daughter Christina Urquhart ( b. 1848 ) m. John Stitt ( 1851-) on 10.3.1880. 281 2012
Ross Kilmuir Easter and Glasgow Descendents of William Rose and Eliza Ross  m. 1.4.1853, whose son William (1825 Tullich Kilmuir Easter - 1900 Tullich Kilmuir) m Isabella Graham ( 1826 Kilmuir Easter - 1914 Tullich Kilmuir ), daughter of George Graham and J. McKenzie, on 1.4.1853 286 2012
Ross Brora Dunfermline London Descendents of David Campbell and  Margaret  Dawson or possibly  Betty  Sutherland. Their son George Campbell ( b abt 1788-90 Brora -1855) married  (1) Janet Ross and had two children then (2) Margaret Melville in Brora and moved to Dunfermline in 1826. Margaret Melville was the daughter of Alexander Melville and Sarah MacKay. 296 2012
Ross  Auchendoun, Inchgeddie, Inchyettie Cawdor Liverpool Descendents of Hugh Dallas (b.1715 Galcantry ) and Margaret Forsyth (b.1715 Inchgeddie Cawdor) married 1846. Their son William John Dallas  (b.1743 Croy - 1807) married Margaret MacIntosh (1755-1842) and had a son Duncan Forbes Dallas (1779 Inchyettie Cawdor -1839 Liverpool). Duncan was a Blacksmith who married Sarah Ross (1790 Croy-1833)in  1807 at Auchendoun,  Inchgeddie Cawdor . Their son Duncan was b. in Inchyettie but died in Liverpool. 298 2013
Ross Alness, London, South Wales Descendents of David Ross (b.1791 in Alness ) and Janet McKay  whose son Peter Cameron Ross (5.6.1832 Alness - 13.3.1896) married Elizabeth McPherson of Rose Street Inverness ( 3.3.1834-Mar.1929) in London in 1844. David Ross  was a shoemaker in Tain in 1810 and married Janet Mckay in Evanton  311 2013
Roy Boharm Pedigree of Neil MacLeod of Gesto 1756-1836 from a manuscript written by him. 14 generations back to 1066. Includes grand-daughter Anabella Nicholson 1826-1903 m. Angus MacInnes in Australia listing  her 16 children and spouses. 112 n/k
Roy Boharm (Moray) 3 generations from Wiliam Dean 1785-1866 and Anne Roy of Boharm 1796-1871 155 2011
Ruddach Peterhead Pedigree goes back to before 1790.  Also Ruddoch 8 1993
Ruddoch Banff Pedigree goes back to before 1790.  Also Ruddach 8 1993
Ruxton Arbroath Back to 1830 100 1989

 

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