Samuel GREIG b.1735 'Father of the Russian Navy'

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Admiral Samuel GREIG 1735 - 1788, born in Fife, Scotland, was seconded to Russia by the British Royal Navy to assist in improving the Russian navy..he exceled in this, he made a name for himself in several big naval battles, was knighted by Catherine the Great and when he died in 1788 he was given a state funeral. I believe I may be related to Adm Greig, I an unable to locate any of his siblings or much at all on his parents

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in Genealogy Help by Paul Greig G2G Crew (620 points)
edited by Michael Gabbard

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by my fathers account we are related to samuel greig are family name is greig and we are all from fife scotland my grand father was william greig born in fife scotland in around 1900 i do have a minor family tree back to early 1500
Hi 'Anonymous', please consider uploading/creating your family tree on Wikitree, that way I, and others can check for matches.


Paul F Greig.

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