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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 
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You can personalize your account in the Scottish Prisoners Of War Society@groups.io by adding a "signature" to every message, since sometimes people forget to sign their names, especially when they are emailing from a cell phone.

On the left hand side of the page there are a number of options listed. On the top is "Home" with a little image of a house, followed by Subscription: ScottishPrisonersofWarSociety@groups.io / Edit Subscription / Your name and email address

Right under this, make sure "Membership" is highlighted in dark blue. Then under "Membership" you will see the group address: ScottishPrisonersofWarSociety@groups.io and the date you joined the group.

Under that comes "Email Delivery"

You may select from "Individual Messages", "Full Featured Digest", "Plain Digest", "Daily Summary", or "Special Notices Only" by clicking on the circle in front of the option you wish. You can change this at any time.

Below these options are two boxes, in front of the signature options. "Use Signature For Web Posting" and "Use Signature For Email Posting". You may put a check in either or both of these boxes.

Below this is a larger "text box" with a number of formatting options, of text size, bold, italic, etc. Under the shaded area that lets you set formats, you may insert the "Signature" of your choice. You should include the name you wish to use when posting to the list, but you can also include a quotation, saying, location information or other tag line of your choice. If you have checked both of the boxes, the material you put here will be added to any message you send to the group.

When you have done all of the above, be sure to scroll down until you find the Blue "Save" button, and click on that to save your changes.

Be careful NOT to click on the RED UNSUBSCRIBE button, or you will find yourself leaving the ScottishPrisonersofWarSociety@groups.io group.

Important note: If you include quoted material or a previous message in your own message your "signature" will appear at the bottom of the entire message, NOT at the bottom of what you have written. This is a good reason to trim the messages that you send so that only the relevant info from the
previous message is shown.

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locked Welcome!

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 
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#Welcome everyone!

Do be patient as we all learn to navigate this new site. 

Do any of you have experience with Groups.io? If so, would you be willing to help as a moderator as we all get up to speed?
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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


#OnlineSites #SPOWSOnline

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

Besides this discussion group at Groups.io, the society has an online presence at: our website - www.scottishprisonersofwar.com, Twitter, Instagram, Family Tree DNA, and our Facebook Group and Page.

Please subscribe to or join the following groups to keep up-to-date with the latest news:

These are the official Scottish Prisoners of War Society sites:

Website & Blog: Scottish Prisoners of War Society, 2,235 Subscribers
Facebook GROUP: Scottish Prisoners of War Society Group, 1,385 Members
Facebook PAGE: Scottish Prisoners of War Society, 1,468 Follows
Family Tree DNA: Scottish Prisoners yDNA Study, 177 Members
Instagram: Scottish_Prisoners_of_War_Society, 114 Followers
Twitter: @OfficialSPOWS, 123 Followers

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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Donation Button #Donate

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

Greetings Everyone!
I am excited to announce the addition of a PAYPAL DONATION BUTTON to our Scottish Prisoners of War WEBSITE!

For the first time we now have a way to receive financial help to maintain the website and accomplish some other projects as a society. I have personally,
physically and financially, maintained the website since its inception in April 2013, next month will be seven years. The total cost of just the basics comes to about $200-$300.00 per year. In recent years I have started using plugins such as Jetpack and others for security and editing tools. As time goes on it would be great to have the funds to hire a professional web designer to help us optimize the site and to continue to keep it safe.

If everyone was able to make a small donation it would go far to maintaining and improving the site. Thank-you!

~ Teresa Hamilton-Pepper Rust
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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Welcome to Groups.io!

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

Well, it seems many of us have made the transfer from Yahoo to Groups.io. It seems awfully quiet here. I know it is challenging switching to a new site and so if anyone is confused about how to post please let me know!
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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Our NEW Events Coordinator #Events

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

To all SPOWS Members,

I am happy to announce that we have a NEW Events Coordinator! Gail Watts, a George Gray descendant, is heading up coordination of events, both national and international.

She is looking for descendants who can represent their areas for international, regional and state events who are willing to work with her as local coordinators. Local SPOW descendants worldwide can let Gail know when an event of interest to SPOW descendants is happening in their area. Gail can also offer support in the area of brochures and other material if the SPOW descendant wants to represent the society at the event.

Please contact Gail Watts at: ggraywatts@... if you can help! Gail is a volunteer (like we all are), so please be patient in waiting to hear back from her.

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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Upcoming Events! #Events

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

We do have an active Events section in our Facebook Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/SPOWS/events/

There are quite a few coming up, so go take a look!
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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Re: Welcome to Groups.io!

Doug Cahoon
 

Quiet? Donation Button will do it every time. :^)

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 10:14:53 AM MDT, Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust via Groups.Io <read2befree@...> wrote:


Well, it seems many of us have made the transfer from Yahoo to Groups.io. It seems awfully quiet here. I know it is challenging switching to a new site and so if anyone is confused about how to post please let me know!
--
Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


#Introductions #Introductions

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

Let's get this party started! ;)
Why not introduce yourself including the name of your Scottish prisoner of war ancestor. 

I'll start! My name is Teresa Rust. I am a yDNA biological direct Hamilton ancestor of John Hamilton, who first appeared in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1658. Through my grandfather's and father's yDNA I made this connection. Their yDNA is deeply Scottish. My grandfather's yDNA sample is in the L1335 project.

From the Hamilton DNA Project:

"The genetic signatures of those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 are especially close to a DNA profile sometimes referred to as the Scots Modal R1b or the Dalriadic modal since the initiating ancestors of this profile are thought to have been the Dalriadic group who ruled Scotland in the early medieval period. A new terminal SNP for people with this profile has recently been identified. It is L1335 which at least one individual in each of Groups R1b-5 and R1b-6 has. This profile is very common in Highland Scotland, especially among those in Clan Donald and related septs. Participant H-154 in Group R1b-6 has this exact 25 marker profile but most of those in R1b-5 differ from this profile at only one marker, namely DYS449, where R1b-5 has a value of 26 at this site rather than the 30 of the Scots Modal profile. Although it is likely that those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 had a common ancestor in the medieval period, their 67 and 111 marker profiles differ enough that their lines must have diverged at a fairly early time."

My SPOW, John Hamilton, had a descendant, most likely a great-grandson, and was adopted by a Pepper family, likely because of a illegitimacy. So a Hamilton male child was reared by a Pepper family and he took that name as his surname. As it turns out, there were many Pepper and Hamilton connections as they lived near each other for many years. So I was born a Pepper though I have ZERO connection through DNA of any kind to ANY Pepper descendants. Thus my signature of Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust. The "/" shows adoption.

I also believe I am a direct descendant of SPOW John Magoon, whose line moved from Massachusetts to Windham County, Connecticut and then back to Massachusetts. My Thomas Hamilton/Pepper married a Lucretia Magoon at Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 30 April 1800.

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Re: #Introductions #Introductions

txcoastgal@...
 

Yaaaay - I began a new topic just awhile ago (3 10 20), but my post with new topic has not 
shown up yet.  I am now replying to this post from Teresa to make sure it will post my reply!  

Thanks Teresa!


Trying to reply to Introduction email

txcoastgal@...
 

Teresa, I got changed over successfully to the new group.  Now I was trying to reply to your message 
of this morning 3 10 20, but don't seem to be able to reply, only post new topic.  
I'm getting there though, and will post a reply to the intro when possible.  (Or when I figure out how)  

In the meantime, just trying to help you figure out if others can post here - I see 9 messages so far, 
all from you Teresa.  

THANKS!  


Intro (Robert McLachlan ancestor) #Introductions

JenCF
 

I’m Jen Fone, I’m a direct line ancestor of Robert McLachlan (Claflin) who ended up in Wenham MA. It is believed he was one of the prisoner’s from the Battle of Dunbar. Via my father, I’m part of the yDNA project for SPOWs. Beyond my SPOW ancestor, I am primarily Scottish & Irish (lots of other Mc’s in my genealogy) w/ some English, German, French & a splash of Native American.


My father believed my SPOW ancestor came from Stirling. I’m hoping for more yDNA matches to get a better idea where he was from specifically. I do know the ancestral lands, including a castle that is still in the family are from Loch Fyne, near Argyll.
~Jen


Re: #Introductions #Introductions #Introductions

Jeannette
 

Hi!  I’m Jeannette Sears Wood, a direct descendant of Micum McIntire through my mother, Wilhelmina McIntire Sears, and his two brothers that were all Scottish POWs after fighting at the Battle of Dunbar.  Micum’s indenture was purchased by Valentine Hill where he worked in the sawmill in Durham, NH.  No DNA tests have been done as yet but will be in the near future.  Greetings to all!

 

On Mar 10, 2020, at 2:33 PM, Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust via Groups.Io <read2befree@...> wrote:

Let's get this party started! ;)
Why not introduce yourself including the name of your Scottish prisoner of war ancestor. 

I'll start! My name is Teresa Rust. I am a yDNA biological direct Hamilton ancestor of John Hamilton, who first appeared in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1658. Through my grandfather's and father's yDNA I made this connection. Their yDNA is deeply Scottish. My grandfather's yDNA sample is in the L1335 project.

From the Hamilton DNA Project:

"The genetic signatures of those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 are especially close to a DNA profile sometimes referred to as the Scots Modal R1b or the Dalriadic modal since the initiating ancestors of this profile are thought to have been the Dalriadic group who ruled Scotland in the early medieval period. A new terminal SNP for people with this profile has recently been identified. It is L1335 which at least one individual in each of Groups R1b-5 and R1b-6 has. This profile is very common in Highland Scotland, especially among those in Clan Donald and related septs. Participant H-154 in Group R1b-6 has this exact 25 marker profile but most of those in R1b-5 differ from this profile at only one marker, namely DYS449, where R1b-5 has a value of 26 at this site rather than the 30 of the Scots Modal profile. Although it is likely that those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 had a common ancestor in the medieval period, their 67 and 111 marker profiles differ enough that their lines must have diverged at a fairly early time."

My SPOW, John Hamilton, had a descendant, most likely a great-grandson, and was adopted by a Pepper family, likely because of a illegitimacy. So a Hamilton male child was reared by a Pepper family and he took that name as his surname. As it turns out, there were many Pepper and Hamilton connections as they lived near each other for many years. So I was born a Pepper though I have ZERO connection through DNA of any kind to ANY Pepper descendants. Thus my signature of Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust. The "/" shows adoption.

I also believe I am a direct descendant of SPOW John Magoon, whose line moved from Massachusetts to Windham County, Connecticut and then back to Massachusetts. My Thomas Hamilton/Pepper married a Lucretia Magoon at Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 30 April 1800.

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Re: Trying to reply to Introduction email

txcoastgal@...
 

Yaaaay!  I finally see my message here - I guess it just has a bit of a delay!  :)  


Moderation #Introductions

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
 

Everyone is moderated for two messages before they are unmoderated. There will be a delay until I am able to approve your message otherwise the messages go through much faster than at Yahoo!

I am looking for a few moderators.
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Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


Re: #Introductions #Introductions

woody2673@yahoo.com
 

Hello Group,
I hope I'm doing this correctly.  My name is Suzanne Wood and my SPOW ancestor is James Mackall (McCall, Mycall, Micall).  He was with the group of Scots who came over on the Unity and was indentured at the Saugus Ironworks.  

Thank you Teresa for all your hard work!


Re: #Introductions #Introductions

Roger Burbank
 

Hi all, Roger Burbank here.  I am also John Hamilton, he is my 9th great grandfather.  I come down thru John's son John 1667 in Concord MA. his son Joseph 1697 who married Sarah Wood.  Their daughter Millicent is my 6th great grandmother.  Millicent as her father also married a Wood (this is where the fun started).

Rog

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 11:33:53 AM PDT, Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust via Groups.Io <read2befree@...> wrote:


Let's get this party started! ;)
Why not introduce yourself including the name of your Scottish prisoner of war ancestor. 

I'll start! My name is Teresa Rust. I am a yDNA biological direct Hamilton ancestor of John Hamilton, who first appeared in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1658. Through my grandfather's and father's yDNA I made this connection. Their yDNA is deeply Scottish. My grandfather's yDNA sample is in the L1335 project.

From the Hamilton DNA Project:

"The genetic signatures of those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 are especially close to a DNA profile sometimes referred to as the Scots Modal R1b or the Dalriadic modal since the initiating ancestors of this profile are thought to have been the Dalriadic group who ruled Scotland in the early medieval period. A new terminal SNP for people with this profile has recently been identified. It is L1335 which at least one individual in each of Groups R1b-5 and R1b-6 has. This profile is very common in Highland Scotland, especially among those in Clan Donald and related septs. Participant H-154 in Group R1b-6 has this exact 25 marker profile but most of those in R1b-5 differ from this profile at only one marker, namely DYS449, where R1b-5 has a value of 26 at this site rather than the 30 of the Scots Modal profile. Although it is likely that those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 had a common ancestor in the medieval period, their 67 and 111 marker profiles differ enough that their lines must have diverged at a fairly early time."

My SPOW, John Hamilton, had a descendant, most likely a great-grandson, and was adopted by a Pepper family, likely because of a illegitimacy. So a Hamilton male child was reared by a Pepper family and he took that name as his surname. As it turns out, there were many Pepper and Hamilton connections as they lived near each other for many years. So I was born a Pepper though I have ZERO connection through DNA of any kind to ANY Pepper descendants. Thus my signature of Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust. The "/" shows adoption.

I also believe I am a direct descendant of SPOW John Magoon, whose line moved from Massachusetts to Windham County, Connecticut and then back to Massachusetts. My Thomas Hamilton/Pepper married a Lucretia Magoon at Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 30 April 1800.

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society


#Introductions #Introductions

kkannd@...
 

Hello,

My name is Karen Doughty. I am a descendant from SPOW's Thomas Doughty and Robert Dunbar. I'm still hoping one of my three brothers will participate in the yDNA project to hopefully provide information for descendants of Thomas Doughty. That being said, records have led me to these lineages for Doughty and Dunbar: 

Thomas Doughty & Elizabeth Bully 
  James Doughty & Mary Robinson
    David Doughty & Sarah Getchell
      Stephen Doughty & Hannah Wallace
         Samuel Doughty & Sarah Mann (I don't know if she's descended from any of the Manns from the Battle of Worcester - I am a DNA match with other descendants of S & S)
            George L. Doughty & Sabrina Coombs   
               Alvin S. Doughty & Lelia Smith   
                  Fred A. Doughty & Isabelle Leighton   
                    Fred E. Doughty & Augusta B. Wellman
                       Brian E. Doughty & Sandra A. Cote
                          Me.         

Robert Dunbar & Rose [?} 
   Peter Dunbar & Sarah Thaxter
      Peter Dunbar & Hannah Damon
         Huldah [Hannah] Dunbar & Joseph Pomeroy
            Richard Pomeroy & Elizabeth Daggett
               Richard B. Pomeroy & Sarah Peterson
                  Carroll Pomeroy & Rosalva Wigglesworth
                     Maude B. Pomeroy & Gilbert A. Wellman
                         Augusta B. Wellman & Fred E. Doughty
                            Brian E. Doughty & Sandra A. Cote
                               Me.            


Re: #Introductions #Introductions

Kirsten
 

Hello Everyone!

I'm Kirsten.  My SPOW is my 10x great-grandfather, James Mackall (Micall/McCall/Mycall) who came over on the Unity and was a forger at Saugus Iron Works.  My cousin, Suzanne (introduction above) and I had the opportunity to meet for the first a couple of years ago at Saugus Iron Works National Site. <3  Quinton Pray is also my 10x great-grandfather, though not a SPOW, he worked at Saugus too and his name is mentioned quite a bit in the history of it.  An aunt, Martha Aldrich, also married John Dunbar (son of Robert).

Kirsten


Re: #Introductions #Introductions

Kris Casucci
 

Hi all!  My name is Kris Casucci and I’m a direct descendant of George Darling and Alexander Gordon.  George Darling is my 9th great grandfather who was indentured at Saugus Iron Works and later settled in Marblehead.  My mother was a Darling.  Alexander Gordon is my 8th great grandfather through my maternal grandmother and it appears he was indentured and ended up with Nicholas Lissen, marrying one of his daughters, Mary.  I may have other Scots in these lines as the names Bean, Andrews and others appear but I don’t have them attached to a SPOW.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 2:33 PM Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust via Groups.Io <read2befree=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

Let's get this party started! ;)
Why not introduce yourself including the name of your Scottish prisoner of war ancestor. 

I'll start! My name is Teresa Rust. I am a yDNA biological direct Hamilton ancestor of John Hamilton, who first appeared in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1658. Through my grandfather's and father's yDNA I made this connection. Their yDNA is deeply Scottish. My grandfather's yDNA sample is in the L1335 project.

From the Hamilton DNA Project:

"The genetic signatures of those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 are especially close to a DNA profile sometimes referred to as the Scots Modal R1b or the Dalriadic modal since the initiating ancestors of this profile are thought to have been the Dalriadic group who ruled Scotland in the early medieval period. A new terminal SNP for people with this profile has recently been identified. It is L1335 which at least one individual in each of Groups R1b-5 and R1b-6 has. This profile is very common in Highland Scotland, especially among those in Clan Donald and related septs. Participant H-154 in Group R1b-6 has this exact 25 marker profile but most of those in R1b-5 differ from this profile at only one marker, namely DYS449, where R1b-5 has a value of 26 at this site rather than the 30 of the Scots Modal profile. Although it is likely that those in R1b-5 and R1b-6 had a common ancestor in the medieval period, their 67 and 111 marker profiles differ enough that their lines must have diverged at a fairly early time."

My SPOW, John Hamilton, had a descendant, most likely a great-grandson, and was adopted by a Pepper family, likely because of a illegitimacy. So a Hamilton male child was reared by a Pepper family and he took that name as his surname. As it turns out, there were many Pepper and Hamilton connections as they lived near each other for many years. So I was born a Pepper though I have ZERO connection through DNA of any kind to ANY Pepper descendants. Thus my signature of Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust. The "/" shows adoption.

I also believe I am a direct descendant of SPOW John Magoon, whose line moved from Massachusetts to Windham County, Connecticut and then back to Massachusetts. My Thomas Hamilton/Pepper married a Lucretia Magoon at Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 30 April 1800.

Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Executive Director
Scottish Prisoners of War Society

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Kris Casucci
Walker Homestead
19 Martin Road
Brookfield, MA  01506
508-867-4466

www.walkerhomestead.com

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