Re: [genchatfriends] Christmas
- annystokes wrote:
> Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you, too!Anny, I too have roots to Scotland and [I believe] Giffin Castle. I'd
> What is the "Year of Homecoming" in Scotland? And don't you have a Christmas tradition called something (can't remember) where everyone goes from home to home visiting all evening? Is that at New Year's or some other time?
> How I wish I could go to Scotland!!! So much of my genetic heritage is there .... I have a couple of rocks someone scavenged for me from the remains of a retaining wall of the Giffen Castle (which is no more) outside of Glasgow. The Giffen Manor is still there and has recently been converted into tourist apartments. That would be a joy for me to stay there! I keep hoping my rocks will tell me all the history they've witnessed, but nothing so far <sigh>.
> Anny -- or:
> Ann Courtney (from the Giffen side) Stokes
have to do some hunting to find which ones. Does anyone know how to
find people from a particular place using Legacy 7 ???
The first Scotch connections I found was the Arbuthnots. I came through
his descendant John "the Portioner" Finley
Fascinating who you can meet in places where you least expect it.....
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