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Re: "Old Inverugie"

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  • Ken May
    Susan, Jessie Williamson May was my grandfather s sister. John Alexander May was born in Peterhead and his father, John May, emigrated to New Zealand in the
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 19, 1999

      Jessie Williamson May was my grandfather's sister. John Alexander May
      was born in Peterhead and his father, John May, emigrated to New
      Zealand in the mid-1880's. My own question is why was Jessie given
      the second name of Williamson, when them family trend seems to have
      been to use family names for second names, e.g. John May married Janet
      (or Jannet) Milne and my uncle was named John Milne May, etc..

      At the moment, I am working 400 km away from my home PC and so replies
      may only occur at weekends, and only then if my wife lets me come home
      for the weekend (joke).



      ---susan willilamson <williamsons@...> wrote:
      > From: "susan willilamson" <williamsons@...>
      > Dear Ken, I'm on the Peterhead list searching Williamsons--who is this
      > Jessie Williamson and do you have any data on her?
      > Sue Williamson
      > Bellingham, WA
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Ken May <kenjmay@...>
      > To: Wade Buchan <wsb@...>
      > Cc: Peterhead Mail List <Peterhead@onelist.com>
      > Date: Sunday, November 22, 1998 8:25 PM
      > Subject: [Peterhead] "Old Inverugie"
      > >From: Ken May <kenjmay@...>
      > >
      > >Wade,
      > >
      > >Over the weekend, I uncovered this delightful book called "Old
      > >Inverugie", presented to Jessie Williamson May by James (?) Shivas of
      > >46 Queen Street, Peterhead, on Sept 24th, 1912, on the occasion of
      > >visit to Peterhead. It is the text, with accompanying photographs,
      > >a lecture delivered to the Peterhead Mutual Improvement Society by
      > >William Boyd F.R.S.E. on Tuesday, 24th February, 1885. It was
      > >in 1885 by the "East Aberdeenshire Observer" Office and W.L. Taylor.
      > >
      > >I don't know about copyright law and there are no copyright
      > >in the booklet, so I wondered if it was of benefit to scan and post
      > >text format with the photos as attachments. If there is merit, let
      > >know.
      > >
      > >Regards
      > >
      > >Ken May
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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