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Board Name: Scotland Genealogy
Millar Scotland Jul 31, 2002
I am looking for any information about the following family for a family tree.

Millar of Dundee, Angus, Scotland

Alexander Millar born Nov.19, 1766, married Janet Gourlay. They married in 1790 in Dundee, Angus Scotland. Alexander was admitted as a burgess on May 20, 1790. He was a merchant and sea captain during the Napoleonic wars. He and his young family emigrated to the United States in 1804 and settled in Lewiston, New York, USA.
He had the following children born in Dundee, Scotland.:
John - b.1791
William -b. 1792
Alexander - 1795
Janet - ?

In New York State, USA, were born:
Lily -?
Betsy -?

In Lewiston, New York was born:
Frederick Gourlay Millar - April 7, 1810.

While Alexander Millar, his wife Janet and son Alexander stayed on and continued to reside in Lewiston, New,York, the rest of the family moved to and founded the town of New Dundee, Wilmot Township, Waterloo County in Ontario, Canada, about in 1824. They built a grist mill and a store.

Any further information which you would be willing to share would be greatly appreciated. In particular any information on who Alexander's and Janet's parents, and any other info which I am lacking. Thank you.
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