I also love genealogy, and I'm very proud of my heritage. From my Scotland-born grandparents and greatgrandparents, to the Dutch-Mennonites who were chased out of Russia in a covered wagon while being shot at by the red army, to my Danish great grandfather who left his sweetheart in Europe when he came to Canada and she followed him here (Although I'm not 100 percent sure of that last story...I'll have to call up my great aunts to clarify).
This gravestone is located in Dornock Scotland. It contains the names of five of my direct ancestors and several of their other family memebers. The picture was taken by my second-cousin-twice-removed, Julia, who found me on the internet! This is what it says:
Memory of Francis Gafs Hufband to Jannet Slimmon who died in Bufh Jan 12 1786 aged 42 years.alfo James Pillions her hufband he died Jan r 12th 1798 aged 28 yearsAnd Jannet Gass daughter to above Francis Gass who died 7th Janr. 1806 aged 23 years.
Also the above Janet Slimmon who died 17th of March 1832 aged 85 years.
And James Pillans, son of the above, who died 15th Octr. 1849 aged 56 years.
Also Janet Minto his wife, who died 9th Novr. 1859, aged 67 years.
And James Pillans their son who died 14th Octr. 1820, aged 3 years.
Also Agnes Pillans their daughter, who died the 24th April 1844, aged 24 years.
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