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Allan Carruthers

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Allan A. Carruthers
Born 1930s.
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Died 2010s.
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Profile last modified 17 Oct 2019 | Created 2 Jan 2014
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I have been researching the Carruthers family for the past 15 years. From nothing but a list left by a great aunt of my ggrandfathers sibilings, we have found all but three of those individuals. James Carruthers born 1784 in Moffat Dumfries, Scotland served in the British Army for 21 years, joining at about 16 years of age. James was married in Lochmaben 1816 to May Nicol, his first wife, prior to his unit being disbanded. Their only child John was my ggrandfather. May died in 1817, James married Janet Jardine and have 12 known children. Janet died about 1847-8 and James married again to Helen Muir and they had another four children. Descendants are located in England, Scotland, USA and Australia. Woodhead Farm in Moffat Dumfries is a big part of the family history, as they occupied it for almost 100 years.


Sources of information have been family history, Scotlands People records, LDS records, A.S. Carruthers book, Ancestry, James Alexander Carruthers, Alan Carruthers Taylor and actual contact with the descendants. James is, undoubtly, the expert on all of the Scottish Carruthers families, having researched them most of his life. James Alexander Carruthers, is the author of Carruthers Anthology Genealogy, which updates with current research the A. S. Carruthers book. James book is available from Amazon as a Kindle book. Alan Taylor has stepped up to be the historian for our particular family and his help and research has been immense.

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On 17 Apr 2019 at 18:55 GMT Freida Burroughs wrote:

Allan, thank you for your interest in the BAKER_ONE_NAME_STUDY. Please ask to join the Trusted List so I can add you to the study. Look forward to finding Baker relatives!


On 23 Feb 2015 at 19:14 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:

Thank you for the Vance correction-feel free to make further changes. I at least got Sarah Vance Hagerty attached to the correct Vance brother.


On 11 Jul 2014 at 02:23 GMT Matt Pryber wrote:

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On 27 Jun 2014 at 20:34 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:

Hi Allan,

You are now a member of the WikiTree Community. Please note we are trying to build one Collaborative Tree which means one profile per person. It is important to ensure no duplicates are entered as you add any Profiles to WikiTree.

If you need any help, see the help section from the menu, top left, or visit the G2G forum. You might want to check out the introductory WikiTree video that a member created.

Our Mentor Team are a friendly bunch of volunteers who will be glad to help you.

Thanks for offering to help with our shared tree :)

April Dauenhauer

On 27 Jun 2014 at 20:05 GMT Allan Carruthers wrote:

Yes,I would like to volunteer. I have lots of data on the David Carruthers/Janet Johnston(Married 1728 In Moffat) trees, but I apparently need help in getting my account set up correctly so that I can put out the DNA info properly. - Gail Carruthers White

On 2 Jan 2014 at 23:02 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

Hello Gail!

Welcome to WikiTree! We're growing a FREE worldwide family tree, striving for ONE collaborative profile for every person.

A couple suggestions to get you started:

1. Our Honor Code is a very important part of why our community is such a friendly place to grow your family tree so please read it and make sure you agree with our mission and our nine simple rules.

2. Feel free to ask a question at our G2G forum.

If you would like to contribute, leave a comment here on your profile and we would be glad to add you to our WikiTree community.

Hope you'll join us ~ Happy researching!

Eowyn ~

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