San Salvador Map adapted from Gail Saunders 1983. Bahamian Loyalists and Their Slaves. London: MacMillian Caribbean.
Farquharson - Clan History Farquharson clan recognized 1697 Renowned for military prowess Renowned for loyalty to Scotland Clan motto, “Fide et Fotitudine” Ancestral home in Aberdeenshire
Farquharson - Family History Know all men by these Presents we Charles Farquharson of the Parish of Kirriemuir and County of Forfar Francis Farquharson of Mill(t)on of Bruickly in the Parish of Glenmuick and County of Aberdeen Murray Farquharson late Captain in His Majesty’s First West India Regiment of Foot residing at Redclock and Ian Farquharson and Catherine Farquharson both of Store Haven in Parish of Fetteresso and County of Kincardine.
Ian & Catherine Farquharson http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/KCD/ParishMap.html
Francis Farquharson http://www.urie.demon.co.uk/genuki/ABD/parishmap1.html
Charles Farquharson http://www.dundee.ac.uk/archives/genuki/ANS/ansmap.html
Farquharson’s Personal History 1760 born in county Forfar 1789 acquired four 40 acre grants on Long Island 1795 purchased 60 acres on Watlings Island (San Sal) from Duncan Taylor 1803 received a grant of 200 additional acres Served as Justice of the Peace of San Salvador 1831-32 Farquharson’s journal of estate activities Died 1835
Italics = Linguistic Atlas of Scotland/E/ Non-italics = The English Dialect Grammar F’s Journal English Abd. Kcd Frf. San Sal bests > beasts = [i] ~ [e] [e] ~ [e] [bis]~[bist] felling‘falling’ [a] [f lI õ ] ~ [f lIn] reff ‘reef’ [rif] repeted > repeated = [ripit e d] repeted > repeated = [ripit e d] shep ‘sheep = [i] [šip] ventor > venture = [v e n ] ~ [w e n ] wemon > women = [Z] [Z] [womæm] whewls > wheels = [i] [vilz] ~ [wilz]
Italics = Linguistic Atlas of Scotland /E/ Non-italics = The English Dialect Grammar F = s Journal English Abd. Kcd Frf San Sal leat > late = [e] [e] [let] leatly > lately = [letli] mearly > merely = [ m e rli] pease > pea = [e] ~ [i] [ piz ] seain > seine = not used
Italics = Linguistic Atlas of Scotland/A/ Non-italics = The English Dialect Grammar F’s Journal English Abd. Kcd Frf. San Sal anckle > ankle = [æ õ kl] ~ [a i õ kl] bracking > breaking = [a] ~ [a] [brekI õ ] fadom > fathom = [a] [f e d m] ~ [fæd m] faverable > favorable = [fevrIbl] ~ [f e vrIbl] F a rquharson > Ferguson = Harcules > Hercules = [h rk liz] ~ [h e rkuliz]
Italics = Linguistic Atlas of Scotland/A/ Non-italics = The English Dialect Grammar F = s Journal English Abd. Kcd Frf. San Sal pomato > palmetto = [palmato] ~ [pa(l)m e to] p a stor/p a stor > pasture’ [past ] ~ [pæst ] rack > rake = [r i ek] rack > rock = [r k] shad > shed = [š e d] vassel > vessel = [v e sl] wrack > wreck = [a] [a] ~ [ e ] --
Italics = Linguistic Atlas of Scotland/ ^ / Non-italics = The English Dialect Grammar F = s Journal English Abd. Kcd Frf. San Sal cups > coops = [k b]~[k p] cuting > cutting =   [k tI õ ] duble > double = [d bl] dum dum > dumb = [d m] futer > future = [fju ] ~ [fju r] super > supper =   [s p ] ~ [s p r] enterupted > interrupte d = [Int r p] ~ [Int r pt e d]
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