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Peeblesshire, Tweeddale, Tweedale, County of Peebles, Siorrachd nam Pùballan (County, PEE, Scotland)
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County town: Peebles Other major towns: Origins of Name: Sheilings, Brittonic Population 1801: 8,735 Population 1961: 14,156 Acreage: 222,240 Urban Land 1961: 0.6 %
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CAIRNS (42216)
Looking for information on William Cairns b c1776 in Peebles and his wife Margaret b c1786 in Howick Roxburgh. Some of their children were Elizabeth; Walter; and Robert all born in Lamington, Lanark? and grandson James b in Mourie? Perthshire - Details in 1851 Scot. Census
Logan's Of The Western Lowlands Of Scotland (12110)
The Logan Clan and the MacLennon Clan are kin claiming descent from the same protegy. After the death of Robert the Bruce. It was two members of the Logan Clan that were selected by the Highland Chiefs to escort the heart of Robert the Bruce to the Holyland. Never to be heard from again. It is believed they were slain in a battle with the Sarisans. The heart disappeared for many years, only to reappear in Scotland. The Logan Clan was awarded the badge of a heart with two passion nails through it.
Peebleshire, Scotland (12108)
As early as 1066 the Robins family has occupied the central area of Peebleshire. Early records indicated a family association with the MacGregor Clan, Later to come under the Gunn Clan of North eastern Scotland. After the Battle of Culloden (sp) andthe failure of the last Jacobite rebellion, the Clearances were implimented and the Robins removed to North America. The name has been spelled variously as Robins/Robbins since arrival in North America. Early records show an antiquity in North America of a little over 400 years. Robins and these others of our family surnames (Logan, MacSweeny, Hutcheson, Wilson, James, Burke, Sharp,) are listed in the "Journals of Scottish-Irish Settlements in Virginia," it comes in three volumes.

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