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The Taylors welcome you as visitor number to drop by since August 24, 2001.
Please sign our guestbook, linked at the end of this page. Lots of Menzies-related visitors have left messages about their families and you can send them an e-mail if you think your family connects. Post a message about your family and others might respond.
The Menzies family is an ancestral line of the Schmidt portion of the family. Caroline Menzies is the great grandmother of Jim Schmidt (James Joseph Schmidt, Sr.).
See a list of the children of John Menzies, as many as I've found.See a descendants report of all deceased generations of John Menzies.
Here is an address for The Highlander,
a Scottish heritage magazine. I have never seen it, but plan to try a subscription:
The Highlander-- Phone: 708-382-1035; Fax: 708-382-0322
P. O. Box 397
Barrington, IL 60011
Here are some addresses for Clan Menzies Society:
US: David Mathewes, Rt. 1 Box 530,
Canton, NC 28716
They list the following names as part of the Clan Menzies: Dewar, (Mac)Monies, Mennie, Minnus, (Mac)Menzies, (Mac)Mein, (Mac)Minn, Meyners, (Mac)Means, Monzie
New Zealand: Dennis Menzies
- not only gathering organizer, but accomplished researcher of Menzies
12 Stratford Street
Being a few generations removed from the chieftainship, John Menzies of Aberdeenshire offered to forward more information on Clan Menzies, the Castle, etc., and I gratefully accepted his offer. Here is some history of the Clan Menzies, provided by John, as well as an article on the Traditions and Roles of the Clans.
John Menzies of Orlando, Florida has a signet ring with the crest of the Clan Menzies (see below), and he has the original die, dating from the 18th Century, for casting it.
This link is to a larger version of the hunting
tartan, provided by John Menzies of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
This is the tartan of the Clan Menzies recorded in the Vestiarium Scoticum by J. S. Stuart and C.E. Stuart in 1842. The Menzies refer to their clan colors and the White and Red.
Clan Menzies Society USA:
Historic Roots: Clans of Scotland
Also provided by John Menzies:
The clan crest. Described in heraldry as:- A savage head erased Proper
Motto is translated as:- Will God I shall
Plant Badge:- Menzies Heath (Heather, Erica Carnia Menzius)
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