Results > Posts Filed Under > Scotland

Apr 21
Posted by Gina.

A Few Words on William McRobie (1761-1835)

1

William is a bit of an enigma in this family tree equation. Not much is known about him. It’s commonly accepted that he lived from 1761-1835. He settled in what is now the Garrett County, Maryland area on bounty land for Revolutionary War service. (While it is plausible that he served at the young age of 15/16 in the war, it’s also just as likely that he bought the tract of land from someone who did …

Read on »

Aug 23
Posted by Gina.

Clan Donnachaidh

0

So this post doesn’t have much to do with our family tree, but I thought you all would find it interesting. I did a little digging about the McRobies in Scotland and came across this lovely little page about the Donnachaidh Clan.
Clan Donnachaidh
It’s the story of the Robertsons, one of the oldest (if not the oldest family in Scotland). The name Donnachaidh is actually Gaelic for Duncan. Duncan is considered the first chief of what was to …

Read on »