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8 thoughts on “10 ways Scotland influenced the USA!

  1. Mike Sinclair

    In 1857 William. C. Davidson left Aberlemno in Scotland with his family. He built a shed for his sons to start their company. That company still exists today and is called : The Harley-Davidson Motor Company.

  2. Deborah law

    Coronal John Forbes of dunferline fife scotland helped to found Pittsburgh America ( named after William Pitt priminister at the time ) which then allowed Andrew Carnegie to go there and make his fortune in the steel industry, good or bad he them shared his wealth with the world also from dunferline

  3. Connie N. Courtney

    Our Brodies were doctors in the Revolutionary War and then later, William Banks Brodie was a soldier in the Civil war. I am descended from John, then Lodowick Brodie. Cordially, Connie

  4. Jean Hamilton Rogers

    Hunter Scot Quackenbust was a descendant of Captailn John Scot of Fort Hunter in 1711. Hunter was a private in the American Revolution and is my ancestor.

  5. robert j. garcia

    Really more of question. “The Donald” now pres. elect of USA. Do all Scots have Clan affiation? Do Scottish “historical records” list a TRUMP in Clan records?

    • Amanda Moffet

      The answer to both of those questions is no. Trump is not a Clan or a Scottish name. It is of English and German origin.
      The Donald has a Scottish connection through his mother who was a MacLeod – so he’d be Clan MacLeod. Trump is not his Scottish connection.


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