Sir Walter Scott is a Dunlop through his great-great grandmother. James Dunlop (1574b) married Jean Sommerville. Their son John married Bessie Dunlop, founder of Gankirk branch of family....whose daughter Jean Dunlop married Robert Campbell...whose daughter Janet Campbell married Tom Haliburton...whose daughter Barbara Haliburton married Robert Scott....Their son Walter Scott married Ann Rutherford, whose son was Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). (Scott wore his mother's tartan, the Douglas-Hume. His uncle was Dr. Daniel Rutherford, the discoverer of Nitrogen and his maternal grandfather was Dr. John Rutherford, the father of modern surgery....submitted by Gary Harding)


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