Tonight is "Burns Night" in Scotland, honoring the poet Robert Burns, so this week's
Featured Connections are Scottish notables. Per wikitree.com, I am:
19 degrees from Alexander Graham Bell
24 degrees from Robert Bruce King Robert Ist of Scots
22 degrees from Robert Burns - Scottish poet and lyricist
23 degrees from Sean Connery
17 degrees from Kenneth Grahame - Secretary of the Bank of England in 1908
31 degrees from Lulu Kennedy-Cairns - Scottish singer, songwriter, actress, and
32 degrees from Annie Lennox - Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and
21 degrees from Flora MacDonald - Jacobite heroine
19 degrees from Robert Stevenson - prolific writer, most famous for Treasure_Island
(1883), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), Kidnapped (1886), and his
children's poem collection A Child's Garden of Verses (1885).
20 degrees from Charles Stuart - was a member of Scottish Nobility
27 degrees from James Watt - Invented the Watt steam engine with a condensing chamber, patented in 1769, which converted steam back to water; Developed a rotary
engine that mechanized weaving, spinning and transport; Introduced the term horsepower
It is always interesting to visit the past to see how we are related to each other. I have
some ancestors that were black, bank robbers, politicians physicians, detectives, actors,
comedians. I guess that I am a collection of all of them.
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