Searching for Ancestors in Scotland
Many Americans come from Scottish roots. Their family might have recently immigrated or distant ancestors might have arrived on these shores 150 or even 200 years ago. In any case, many enjoy the possibility of tracing their family origins and locating where those forefathers and foremothers came from. For some, this ancestor research even extends to going back to the old homestead and seeing, first hand, where the roots grew deep.
There are a number of internet tools for Scottish ancestor-seeking, including: