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Re: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

I now have proof based on an 1858 London newspaper that EG and EHG are one and the same and son of Captain James Grant of Carron. Things then get fuzzy as in old Scotland last names changed if a male married into a title. For example, sometime in the early 1600s a Gordon married a widow of Lord of S...
by SamGrant
Fri May 01, 2015 9:37 pm
 
Forum: Surnames G
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

Re: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

Back to square one, it seems. Some "cousins" in Australia who trace back to James Grant of Carron submitted DNA and results are quite different than mine. Their linage includes references to these Caribbean islands. First of all, my DNA matches Gordons not Grants and I am U-106 vice M512.....
by SamGrant
Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Surnames G
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

In spite of being a Grant by surname, I am evidently, according to the Family Tree DNA matches, a Gordon. "Something", and not sure what occurred, but probably in the late 1600s or early 1700s, to make that happen. However, following my Grant (Gordon) surname, I followed my ancestors to Ef...
by SamGrant
Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:34 pm
 
Forum: St. Lucia
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 0
Views: 577

GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

In spite of being a Grant by surname, I am evidently, according to the Family Tree DNA matches, a Gordon. "Something", and not sure what occurred, but probably in the late 1600s or early 1700s, to make that happen. However, following my Grant (Gordon) surname, I followed my ancestors to Ef...
by SamGrant
Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:34 pm
 
Forum: St. Vincent
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 1
Views: 722

GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

In spite of being a Grant by surname, I am evidently, according to the Family Tree DNA matches, a Gordon. "Something", and not sure what occurred, but probably in the late 1600s or early 1700s, to make that happen. However, following my Grant (Gordon) surname, I followed my ancestors to Ef...
by SamGrant
Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:33 pm
 
Forum: Antigua
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 0
Views: 507

GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia

In spite of being a Grant by surname, I am evidently, according to the Family Tree DNA matches, a Gordon. "Something", and not sure what occurred, but probably in the late 1600s or early 1700s, to make that happen. However, following my Grant (Gordon) surname, I followed my ancestors to Ef...
by SamGrant
Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:31 pm
 
Forum: Surnames G
Topic: GRANT, GORDON, GORDEN - Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

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