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Weekly Updates!

Here are the updates for this week! Please do me a big favor and let me know of any errors you see or any questions you may have. Thanks! Teresa@scottishprisonersofwar.com Welcome! page Recommended Reading for Old and Young – Fiction … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates

Much information has been added to these two pages today: John Upton (Rupton), #27 on the “Scots in Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory” (Includes surnames: Thompson, Frost, Fraile, Mackintire, Marsh, Stimpson, Gray, Wilkins and Hayward.) William Cahoon, #12 on ‘The Dunbar … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates!

As of today I have created 106 personal pages on the SPOWs from the Battle of Dunbar and Worcester. I have seven newly updated and added pages to share with you this week. If one of these is your ancestor … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates!

Greetings SPOW Descendants and Researchers! In an effort to not flood your INBOX I am going to try and send out a single post with all of the updates for the week on just one day per week, ideally Wednesday. … Continue reading

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John Craggen/Cragon – Are You Related?

First of all I want to welcome the new subscribers to this list! Thanks for joining this collaborative adventure! PLEASE let me know which Scottish POW you are related to and I will add you as a contact person. Today … Continue reading

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New York Governor is Scottish POW Descendant

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It by Arthur Herman, is one of the books on my shelves. The title may seem over the … Continue reading

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Our Blog today was featured on the lovely Nutfield Genealogy BlogSpot!

I want to say thank-you to a fellow Scottish prisoner-of-war descendant, Heather Wilkinson Rojo, for featuring this blog on her lovely blog, Nutfield Genealogy: Genealogy, local history and historical research in New England and other interesting places. You can read … Continue reading

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149 “Unity” Passengers and our First Biography are Uploaded!

I spent a few hours this morning cleaning up and organizing our site. I think it is looking better! 🙂 I also added our first biography about William Cahoon as submitted by his descendant Doug Cahoon. You should be proud … Continue reading

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