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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