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I am a descendent of James Galbraith. A group of cousins visited Scotland las summer. It was a great trip. We visited the ruins of the Galbraith castle on InchGalbraith Island. It was the highlight of our trip. A few visited the Galbraith castle that is now a hotel. I loved Scotland and would like to go back. We found some graves of our ancestors around Stirling.

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My grandfather's family had a cattle ranch in Oklahoma. He changed his name from Galbraith to Galbreath thinking it would sound more "American" when he and his brother went to work in the oil fields in California.

Added: November 5, 2018
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My mother was Elizabeth Roberta Galbraith of Montreal, Quebec, Canada and her father was William Galbraith, same. How could I trace his ancestry and when his ancestors came to Canada? Thank you.

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My maternal grandfather was Robert Galbraith, descended from the Glasgow Galbraiths

Added: October 16, 2018
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I belong to George Manuia Galbraith

Added: August 7, 2018
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I WOULD LOVE TO VISIT SOME DAY.MY SECOND COUSIN WAS THERE LAST WEEK!

Added: August 4, 2018
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Greetings,
I have recently discovered that I am a descendent of Josiah Galbraith (2xgreat-grandfather) who was born in Pennsylvania but was married and lived and died in Ohio. I have seen a Josiah and a Hulon Galbraith that may be related in Columbia County in 1821. He fought in both the War with Mexico and the Civil War (64th Ohio). I am very interested in joining the association and in discovering his origins. I have been to Scotland and had I known my own history then I would have gone to family related places.
very respectfully,

Paul H. Scheidler


Added: July 7, 2018
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Thank you all for welcoming me to Clan Galbraith.

Added: June 12, 2018
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I am a descendant of Alexander Galbraith and Nancy from Bucks Co, PA. He had 3 sons, Robert, William and Alexander "Big Lyle" Galbraith, who came to Roane and Anderson County, TN and were among the first settlers of the area.

I am very interested in learning more about Clan Galbraith and our ancestors.

Admin reply: Hello Michelle,
Thank you so much for signing our guest book. We have many members who descend from Alexander and Agnes Miller Galbraith from Bucks County, PA and "Big Lyle" is one of their descendants. We have many members from this line and there is quite a lot of information about the family. I, too, descend from this line on my mother's side. If you would like to join the association, and I hope you will, you would have access to all of our historical documents in the library. You will also find that this line is our DNA Group 1 category in our Galbraith DNA project which has identified 13 individual groups of DNA so far. We would love to hear your story and I hope you will join us.
Best regards,
Carol Galbreath Kiefer
President Clan Galbraith Association


Added: May 23, 2018
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Hello:

My family traces to Angus Galbraith 1744 in Glen Orchy, Argyllshire, Scotland. He immigrated to Robeson County, NC (died 1825).

My family is headed to Culcreuch Castle in July. I'd love to know more to see while we are visiting Edinburgh. I hate I just missed your last reunion.

For those interested in Civil War relations, my three great uncles were in the 61st GA infantry. They are grandsons of Angus and their father was Hujhia "Hugh" Galbreath.

Galbreth, Angus (named after grandpa); Galbreth, Henry; Galbreth, H. A. Killed at Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864.

My Dad's family resides in a Sharps Spur just south of Vidalia, GA. My great grandfather was Daniel Washington Galbreath (brother to the above great uncles). Daniel's son was grandad George Washington Galbreath. My Dad was Herbert Dene Galbreath. All are buried in Galbreath cemetery on one of 6 roads named for Galbreaths.

Admin reply: Hello Dodd,
Thank you so much for signing our guest book. I am so sorry that you just missed our Nashville Gathering. We had a wonderful time. We would have loved to meet you. I have passed through Glen Orchy several times. Be prepared to happen up on stunning waterfalls and a beautiful, peaceful glen. I assume you will go to Culcreuch Castle while you are there. I also recommend checking out the Dumbarton fort/castle as well. We have a rich history there. Stirling Castle is a must-see as well. Thank you for sending your family history. I know we have information on your line as I recall discussing Hujia Galbreath with a member who found us at Grandfather Mt Highland Games a couple of years back. He ended up joining the association and I believe we were able to help him fill in some missing pieces. I hope you will join the association as well. We would be delighted to have you. I hope you have a marvelous time in Scotland. You may have trouble locating more than a scarf or pin in our tartan and crest. It is surprisingly rare over there. Safe travels and I hope you will join us,
Carol Galbreath Kiefer
President Clan Galbraith Association


Added: May 13, 2018
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