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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 07 November 09 09:55 GMT (UK) »
Hi Hibee,

Just like to thank you for the article re the Queensland, I did receive it. We have since proved that "wonka" and I share the same family.

His relative Susan Buchanan, mother of James Anderson is younger sister of my 2xGreat grandfather, Archibald Buchanan 1810 to 1885.

Its a small world!

Thanks again,

Tom
Scotland - Buchanan, Thomson, Pat(t)erson, Stewart, Ritchie, Tracey
Ireland - Tracey, Conroy, Pat(t)erson.

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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 19 February 11 12:27 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I'm a distant relative of James Mackie. His brother Thomas is my maternal grandmother's father. He would have been my Granny's uncle.

His parents were William Mackie and Janet McHardy.

Thanks for your post as it was a motivator in getting me to check my family history to see if there was a link to James Mackie.

My great granddad Thomas married a Jane Thomson who's father was Thomas Thomson, also a fisherman. I'm trying to find if he was the Thomas Thomson that also died in the sinking.

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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 20 February 11 00:03 GMT (UK) »
hi potsandpans,

Thomas Thomson who drowned was married to Elizabeth Simpson, his parents were George Thomson and Betsy Flucker  Thomas was 46 on his death certificate.

James Mackie's parents were as you said, I have the death certificates printed out I could email it if you like. If you post 3 messages we could communicate with the pm system.

Tom
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Ireland - Tracey, Conroy, Pat(t)erson.

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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 20 February 11 11:53 GMT (UK) »
Hi Tom

Thanks for your reply and thanks for the info.

"My" Thomas Thomson is different to the one drowned with the Queensland.

I'd be grateful if you could send a copy of the death certificate for James Mackie.

I'll posta couple of times so that we can use the pm system. Not sure what that is though!

Alan


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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 20 February 11 11:59 GMT (UK) »
Hi Alan,

See the small scroll besides your name, it is lit when online and dark when not, press the scroll and we can communicate. When you login to Rootscjhat, you will get message that someone has sent you a message.

Tom

NB reply to this and that will be number 3 post.
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Re: Sinking of the Queensland (Prestonpans)
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 20 February 11 12:01 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Tom