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Re: What is a Laird? A fair question!
DOTY -- you wrote :
"" My grandfather, Robert Roland Henderson, always claimed to be a Scot,
but recent research leads me to believe that my original immigrant was from
The journey from the Highlands to the Lowlands , thence to England and
finally to North America via a short or lengthy stay in Northern Ireland was
the classic emmigration route taken by many Scots, due to the ""Clearances
"" , other persecution or for reasons of economic necessity/opportunity !
You will learn that family " folklore" ( tradition ) is often the classic way
in which " facts " were passed from generation to generation .
Hope this insight helps your search .
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