Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Awesomest Image(s) du Jour LXXV

Dumfriesshire, Scotland (circa 1845).


It's where my great-great-great-grandmother, Emily Margaret Graham, was born in 1810, in Canonbie Parish (the pink bit on the far right).  She, her parents and siblings emigrated to Canada in 1822, eventually settling in New Brunswick.

Here is a very ghostly picture of her:


[Source:  map via wiki.familysearch.org; photograph from personal collection.]