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Russell Lynn Drysdale replied to Heather's discussion Drysdale of Dunfirmline Fife Scotland in the group Drysdale Archives
" look at your inbox hun , It may be an answer ... "
Jul 2, 2015
Heather replied to Heather's discussion Drysdale of Dunfirmline Fife Scotland in the group Drysdale Archives
"Thank you. I wondered if you were able to shed any light on it.  I guess it may have been the surname of some sort of friend  Thanks again"
Jun 2, 2015
Russell Lynn Drysdale replied to Heather's discussion Drysdale of Dunfirmline Fife Scotland in the group Drysdale Archives
"I can't find a relative of his with the name Drysdale ....... I have no earthly idea why some one with another surname would want to  give their kid a middle name as drysdale and not be related some how ,  second name answers , none…"
Jun 2, 2015
Heather added a discussion to the group Drysdale Archives
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Drysdale of Dunfirmline Fife Scotland

Hi I have a 2nd great grandfather  Adam Drysdale Balfour he was born 1825 Dunfirmline Fife Scotland out of 10 children only 4 had 2 Christian names, I can't find a relative of his with the name Drysdale so trying to work out under Scottish naming rules where it came from. He was the 4th son  and 6th child in the family. See More
Jun 1, 2015
Heather joined Russell Lynn Drysdale's group
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Drysdale Archives

 All Drysdale  information gathered here from other publications or sources presented are the property of the author or  owners .  Some references may surface that include the surname Douglas as I welcome input in this and all other areas .In some cases , I present  my own opinion, and invite others to do so as well . See More
Jun 1, 2015
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"these are 2 of our grandsons the little one started school yesterday"
Feb 2, 2015
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Oct 9, 2014
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Higgs of Berkshire England

Looking for descendants of the Higgs Family my earliest record is Roger Higgs 1627, some of his descendants were Samson 1762 and Joshua 1792 all from Berkshire England. There was a very large book written about them. (but I don't have it) Family went all over the world including Australia.See More
Sep 29, 2014
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Jun 15, 2014
Heather added a discussion to the group Berry Family
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BERRY of Devon England and Australia

G'day,My husbands grandmother was a Berry I have been able to trace the family back to Devon /England and around the 1300sSee More
May 22, 2014
Heather joined Katrina Haney's group
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Berry Family

This group is for the descendants of William Berry in particular, and anyone who has the Berry name in their tree and are still searching for their roots.
May 22, 2014
Heather commented on Joan Gaskin's group DRAKE
"G'day fellow DRAKES My mother was a Drake her Drake came to Victoria Australia from Ireland, a brother of our 1st Australian Drake went to Ohio America from County Down Ireland."
May 22, 2014
Heather joined Joan Gaskin's group
May 22, 2014
Heather commented on Derek Atherton's group ATHERTON
"I was going to say that my cousins lived in Preston Victoria Australia but thought that may not give you a proximity to the capitol city so said Melbourne instead, then went and read about you and found where you live!!!"
May 22, 2014
Heather commented on Derek Atherton's group ATHERTON
"G'day I have Atherton 1st cousins who live in Melbourne Victoria Australia, I haven't tried to trace their line back to anywhere but think it would go back to England I am in Western Australia"
May 22, 2014

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Blegg/Blagg, Denholm, Berry,Orpin/Orpen, Sproule, Balfour, Bannon, Lucas, Gladstone, Mahany, Hart and 260 or so more.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
I now have a fair knowledge of Australian records.
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
When I was in year 5 at primary school our teacher gave us a project for the Christmas break to do a family tree, I asked my grandma about grandads parents and she said "we dont talk about that" so I had to search for what she would not talk about, it took about 40 years to find, and it went from a tree of 36 people to well a lot!

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At 3:56pm on April 3, 2013, joe wilson said…

Robert Louis Stevensons mom was a Balfour

At 3:41pm on April 3, 2013, joe wilson said…

Thomas Graham Balfour i believe is his name. Ive got pictures of him.  His daughter is my direct link to them. He is buried in Montrose Wisconsin near the farm they lived on. He married Matilda Jane Oliver

At 6:14pm on April 2, 2013, joe wilson said…

Yeah i am from Thomas G Balfour. I also know his 1st cousin was Robert Louis Stevenson.

What else do you know about Robert? where is he buried?

 
 
 

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