Place: St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 56.099763,-3.940966
Note: depending on which record you believe. All agree Stirling, but dates range from 1808 (1861), to 1813 (1861), and 1816 (1878)
Date: 08 MAY 1878
Place: Glasgow, Dist of Dennistoun, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 55.862503,-4.230783
Note: cert. shows George as 62, blacksmith journeyman, wid. of Mary McKELLAR, s/o John RUNCIMAN, ironmonger, & Mary m.s. McPHERSON, both dec'd; usu. resid. 31 New Keppoch Hill Rd, Glasgow; d. 3:40am of albuminuria; Inf. son George, 194 Gar..d Rd; Reg. 10th;
Place: Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: George 38 widower, Smith master emp man & boy b Stirling, STI; Children: George 16 smith (ap) b Glasgow, Lanarkshire; Malcolm 6 scholar b Denny STI; Sarah 14 scholar b Campin (?Campsie), STI; Catharine 10 scholar b Glasgow; Lodger 20 smith b Ireland
Place: Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: George 53 b St Ninians, STI; Children: Catherine 19 b Glasgow, George 26 blacksmith journeyman b Glasgow; dtr in law Margaret 22 b Kilmorich, Argyleshire; George 11 wks b Cardross;
Note: there's also a William RUNCIMAN around Kirkintilloch, with connections to Campsie. But William isn't a sibling to George, as William's parents are James RUNCIEMAN & Mary GRAHAM. Any relation?
The other RUNCIMAN blacksmiths in the "near" area are those of Inchture, Perthshire family of John & Susan (DONALDSON) RUNCIMAN in the form of their son Alexander. Any connection is unlikely to be proven other than via the [a href="http://dnasurnames.info/lineages/spRUNCIMANLineages.htm">RUNCIMAN Surname DNA Project].
WikiTree profile Runciman-368 created through the import of RuncimanJohnMcPHERSONMaryNov2012PlaceUpdated.ged on Nov 1, 2012 by L Henderson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with George by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with George: