Month: May 2021

Scotts And McDowells: Observations & Questions

For many years, I have had a strong interest in the McDowell family that my Great-Grandfather John Scott married into. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to know more about them, and whatever became of them as it seemed it was unknown to my father. Yet, after doing some research and learning …

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Jane Finlay McDowell (Abt 1880 – )

Quick Facts About Jane Finlay: Born about 1880 (immigration to US records record her age only, 30 years – 29 Aug 1910. Marriage registration does not record an actual age, only listed “Full” – as in adult age to be married). Married: John George McDowell (21 July 1909) Children: Unknown Immigration To USA: Departed Londonderry, …

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Alexander Greig – Master’s Certificate Of Service Record

For many years, I’ve been fascinated with the life of our ancestor, Alexander Greig. The fascination began as a young boy when my father showed me a photo of Alexander – one of those old photos that had been etched on to a metal plate referred to as a “tintype,” when photography was a fairly …

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John (Jack) Alexander Scott (1935 – 2001)

Quick Facts About John (Jack) Alexander Scott Born: 14 April 1935 at Thorndale House, Duncairn St., Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Death: 10 January 2001 at Guelph, Ontario, Caanda Son of Hugh McDowell Scott & Sarah Bailey Brother of: Sarah Millicent Marie Bailey Scott (Hall) Husband Of: Patricia Joan Stephen (Marriage 20 MAY 1960, Toronto, Ontario, …

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Greek Real Estate Agents – Not Like Your N. American Agents

I wrote last October about my experiences with a Greek real estate agent in Artemida (Loutsa) and now as of May 2021, have experiences with a total of four different real estate agencies in Greece. Let me tell you that it’s been a very frustrating experience, to say the least. In my first post on …

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