Believe Sir Samuel Greig was my 3rd great grandfather. Name came up as a DNA search on Ancestry.com

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When and where did he live and do you have a question we can help you with?
Is this the Scottish-Russian admiral? (See Wikipedia for details.) He did have descendants. Do you have any documents, other than the DNA test, that point to this family?
yes  -- who was Alexander Greig's (below) parents?  Sir Samuel Greig?

Alexander Greig, Married to Christina Milne; B:  1839 in Peterhead, Scotland;  D: 1908 Peterhead Scotland = my Great Great Grandfather; Captain of Micronesia and Oceanesia. Would love a copy of his death certificate

His Son:  James Greig,1855-1952 (died in St. Helena, CA) married to Jane Milne (Mills?)

His Son:  Alexander Greig  Born19 Dec 1877 Peterhead Scotland, Died July 28, 1934 in Oakland, CA USA (my grandfather).

His Son:  Russell Petit Greig, 1911 - 1969. Born in San Francisco, CA, USA;  died in Castro Valley, CA 1969

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my father was Russell Petit Greig (1911-1969)
his father was Alexander Greig born in Fife Aberdeenshire Scotland
Alex's father was James Greig (died in St. Helena, CA) also born in Fife Aberdeenshire Scotland
His father was Alexander Greig (Captain of the Micronesia and Oceanesia) -- we call him "Old Salt"
Not certain if Sir Samuel Greig was his father or if there was a generation between
This info is off the top of my head at the moment -- I forgot to bring my packet to the library (I use their computers for internet).
Will have to get back to you with documens
Patt Greig
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Where in Aberdeenshire is Fife? Curious as I have some Greig connections, but am not familiar with that location.

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