Category Archives: Bryden Ancestry

James Bryden

James Bryden was born in Scotland probably about 1725. The identity of his parents is unknown.  James Bryden married Elspeth Chalmers on May 7, 1758 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Elspeth was from Deskford, small town on the Moray Coast (the northern coast … Continue reading

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Augustus Ducas Clemens, Sr.

Augustus Ducas Clemens, Sr. (1818-1897) was born on July 22, 1818 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Except for two years, he lived there for his entire life. Augustus’ father Ducas Clemens was on the French fleet during the Revolution and most of … Continue reading

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James Bryden

James Bryden (1761-1820) is included as a separate posting in Descent by Sea because his activities are quite interesting from both historical and psychological perspectives.  He is my third great grand uncle. While James’ life is somewhat a mystery, intentionally … Continue reading

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Capt. William Bryden

Captain William Bryden (1768-1840) was born in  Edinburgh, Scotland on November 21, 1767.  His baptism took place at the Canongate Parish:  “James Breaden, shoemaker in Canongate and Elspeth Chalmers his spouse, had a son born 21st November 1767, baptised 29th … Continue reading

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