"Thanks for that!
I'm quite new to this; just drawing up a tree now. Basically, I think Archibald McInnes Shaw was my paternal grandfather's father's (John Alexander Shaw b. 1879) uncle (or maybe even brother, but less likely). For…"
"Oh, my word! How lovely to find you! The Shaw genealogy has got me a little stumped and I can't find much before Sir Archie's father that is truly confirmed information. Have you got a tree I can look at?
I haven't scanned the photo…"
"Tina, yes I have seen the house in Petrolia on the web site- Jack and I plan to do a trip there this spring to do some church yard walking- the McMillan, the MacKenzie's and 2 of the children of Thomas Dunlop are buried at Hillsdale in…"
"Thanks, Carolyn! I'm still mystified about the Jean Shaw/Sir Archibald Shaw connection. Also, in looking up the Shaw family of Archibald, his mother's family (Johanne P. McInnes) has a daughter named Eliza (or Elizabeth) Munn. There is no…"
"Tina, thought I should join the group- thanks to Linda’s invite
Jessie Primrose Dunlop MacKenzie was our great grandmother.
Jessie actually married John MacKenzie and her brother was named Thomas. Thomas came to Canada, I figure about 1870 as…"
Hi! I found a posting by Linda Temple on another site and it really filled me in on the side of my family I had been looking for. However, at the time (last summer I think) she was not sure what had happened to this couple listed above. Now, I'd like to return the favor by addding some stuff that may be of interest to Linda as well as to other Primrose members:Here is what I have found:Janet Primrose (b. 1790) married Richard McMillan in 1817. He was a manufacturer of cotton and proprietor of a…See More
For anyone who is researching Primrose in Scotland. The family originates in Culross/Kincardine, Perthshire (now in Fife). My Primroses ended up in Lanarkshire and Ayr, then scattered around the world.See More