Monthly Archives: November 2013

My “Flemish” Ancestry, Part Two

  This guest blog posting is the second of two that trace F. Lawrence Fleming’s personal search for his “Flemish” ancestry. In this posting he explains why he believes that the name “Fleming” would not normally have been adopted by … Continue reading

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My “Flemish” Ancestry, Part One

This guest blog posting is the first of two that trace F. Lawrence Fleming’s personal search for his “Flemish” ancestry. His many years of genealogical research have led to the publication of three books. These are referenced at the end … Continue reading

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John Crabbe: Flemish Pirate, Merchant and Adventurer

A little known article written by Henry Lucas of the University of Washington in 1945 examines the life of the Flemish John Crabbe, who had a wide-ranging career as a pirate, merchant and adventurer, some of it impinging on Scotland … Continue reading

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Flemish Rooted Names in Scotland: The Key Issues

This is the second of a series of blog postings that discusses Flemish rooted names occurring in Scotland and their origins. In the first blog posting in the series (dated 27 September 2013) we set out a list of names … Continue reading

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