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Two amazing stories my children and I are tracing. My Mother's ancestors from Hanover, Germany(P) and Bern, Switzerland(M) through Ellis Island, to St Louis MO.,(Grandma to MI.) .... over the Oregon Trail to California; then into Canada~Gold Rush! My Father's ancestors(M) From Scotland in the 1100's~ Somerled /Clan MacDougall to England (1600's) ....to Plymouth Rock in 1636, settling in, and becoming part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Exciting stuff! :)

In Search of Your British Irish Roots A Complete Guide to Tracing Your

Ardchattan Priory, on Loch Etive, 6.5m NE of Oban. (was a Valliscaulian monastic community in Ardchattan, Argyll, Scotland. It was founded in 1230 by Duncan MacDougal, Lord of Argyll.)

The MacDougall Family Tartan and Shield from the recurring segment titled "Henceforth Tales." Vol. 1 Issue 4, April 2012, page 3. www.CelticGuide.com

history,kilt, tartan and arms of clan MacDougall

Lamont weathered tartan- from ireland to scotland...dalriada..."lawgiver"

Dunollie( Dùn Ollaigh) Castle, Oban, Scotland - Oban, Argyll and Bute. Clan MacDougall

Dunstaffnage Castle ~ Loch Etive, Firth of Lorn. Argyll and Bute .Clan MacDougall

Duntrune Castle~ Loch Crinan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Clan MacDougall

Gylen Castle~Island of Kerrera, Inner Hebrides, Argyll and Bute. Clan MacDougall

Castle Stalker(Caisteal an Stalcaire)~ Loch Liach. Clan MacDougall

History for Genealogists: Using Chronological Time Lines to Find and Understand your Ancestors, Judy Jacobson, 2009 (It really helps to understand what was going on during the period of your family tree that you are working on)

Very interesting resources. Find your ancestors in free death records ~ coffin plates, Funeral cards, death cards, wills, memorial cards, cemeteries, vital stats, obituaries, church records, family bibles, cenotaphs and tombstone inscriptions.

This book covers the use of two of the most effective sets of genealogical information available to genealogists: Census and military records. Topics include: • Federal censuses: what they are, how to use them, pitfalls and issues concerning the information found in them; • Mortality schedules: a frequently overlooked gold mine of little-known genealogical data; • State censuses: genealogically rich resources • Military records: where and how to find them, what informa...

Learn about the daily lives of pioneers, life on the trail, American history, US geography, and much more!

Trace your roots for free with their searchable database containing thousands of identified and mystery photos for genealogy enthusiasts looking for long-lost family

Mocavo...new free internet search engine for all things genealogy...automating famly research...works great at finding hidden sources

Genealogy Trails--their goal is to help track ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data for the free use of all researchers; free data by state