INTO THE WOODS

HERITAGE


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~ Philadelphia ~ St. Louis ~ Trade West ~

WE ARE STILL COLLECTING - BUYING - SELLING - TRADING

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OUR FAMILY'S HISTORY

Here is a small amount of the history of our famlies as found in Bibles, newspaper clipping, and misc. infromation passed down through the years.

 

This is just a starting point in an attempt to find out "who we are".

 



 

Emigration from Scotland

 

There was no systematic, official method of emigrating from Scotland. The following types of emigrants account for most persons who left Scotland. Free emigrants. Beginning in 1630, emigrants left Scotland to promote trade or set up military outposts and way stations for merchant ships. Later, free emigrants sought opportunity in a new land or fled poverty or oppression in Scotland.


 

Update 07/01/2016