Jane Young (1854-1935) was the daughter of Elizabeth Cupples (1824–1895), my 5th great-aunt, and her husband, John Young (1819-?), and is therefore part of the Cupples branch of my tree to be found in Ireland, Scotland, Australia and the United States. Jane married Samuel Brownley McEwen (1853-1918) in Scotland on 31 Dec 1874 and their eldest two children, Elizabeth (1876) and Bethea (1877), … [Read more...] about The McEwens of North Braddock
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Alexander Cupples, the youngest son of Alexander Cupples and Elizabeth Shaw, was the founding father of two American families who bore the Cupples and Easton surnames. Alexander was born in Falkirk on 7 November 1830 and he married Ann Campbell on 26 February 1854. Ann was born in 1833 and was originally from Cramond, Edinburgh. Unless the date of the marriage is incorrect, Ann had already … [Read more...] about Alexander Cupples and Ann Campbell: Founders of the American Branch
My connection to the Cupples family begins with Alexander Cupples, my 5th great-grandfather, who was born in Ireland in 1784. Many genealogists following the Cupples line from Ireland have Alexander listed as the son of Alexander Cupples and his wife, Agnes Young, however the information cannot be verified so I decided to remove it from my tree for now. On 22 September 1809, Alexander married … [Read more...] about The Cupples of Falkirk
Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to that question as it very much depends on where your research is taking you. There are many online sites out there, all claiming to have something over the others, but where should you start? When I started doing my research I didn't have a lot of money so I predominately used free sites but the results were varied and I soon began to realise they … [Read more...] about What is the best genealogy site for you?