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From: Patricia Siler <>
Subject: Re: Chicken Stealin' Stewarts
Date: Sat, 02 May 1998 18:12:32 -0400
linda Merle wrote:
> Pat said..
> >Whew! It's so good to hear SOMEONE besides the Campbells & MacDonalds
> >were feuding forever!! Mom is a Campbell and a Scottish friend (from
> >Glasgow), on hearing that, said to me, "How unfortunate!" Good to know
> >we're not alone.
> If it is one thing we are good at it is feuding. There are feuds everywhere!
> On the borders the Maxwells and the Armstrongs for one.
> The only thing worse than being a Campbell (if you are in the wrong place
> in Scotland) is being a Dalrymple. Of course my grannie was a Dalrymple.
> Not even the Campbells want a Dalrymple around. Of course, you can
> always show up anyway and try bossing them around a little <grin>.
> That is .... if you can outrun them!!
> The Campbell list is pretty good -- lots of quality posts usually. The grannie
> was also an URE, which is a Campbell sept. (And a Lamont and a McLay,
> so I give up....)
> Linda Merle
I'm on the Campbell list. It is good, but most of the queries are for
Campbells in the South and Midwest. My grandfather came from NI around
1910, and his family was from Glasgow. Seems like most of the Campbells
got out much earlier and went as far away from Scotland as they could