• Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

    Abraham Lincoln
  • My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

    Cary Grant
  • Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

    E. B. White
  • I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.

    e. e. cummings
  • What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

    — Saint Augustine
  • Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

    Mark Twain
  • If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

    Henry David Thoreau
  • If two things look the same, look for differences. If they look different, look for similarities.

    John Cardinal
  • In theory, there is no difference. In practice, there is.

    — Anonymous
  • Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

    John Adams
  • People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.

    Abraham Lincoln
  • History - what never happened described by someone who wasn't there

    — ?Santayana?
  • What's a "trice"? It's like a jiffy but with three wheels

    — Last of the Summer Wine
  • Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened

    — Terry Pratchett
  • I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.

    — Terry Pratchett
  • .. we were trained to meet any new situation by reorganising; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illuson of progress

    — Petronius (210 BC)
  • The time we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up what remains

    — Proust
  • So just as it is not the desire to become famous but the habit of being laborious that enables us to produce a finished work, so it is not the activity of the present moment but wise reflexions from the past that help us to safeguard the future

    — Proust "Within the Budding Grove"
  • You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

    William J. H. Boetcker
  • Only a genealogist thinks taking a step backwards is progress

    — Lorna
  • No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

    — George Bernard Shaw
  • A TV remote is female: It easily gives a man pleasure, he'd be lost without it, and while he doesn't always know which buttons to push, he just keeps trying.

    — Anon
  • Hammers are male: Because in the last 5000 years they've hardly changed at all, and are occasionally handy to have around.

    — Anon
  • The right thing to do is to do nothing, the place to do it is in a place of concealment and the time to do it is as often as possible.

    — Tony Cook "The Biology of Terrestrial Molluscs"
  • All that mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

    — Thomas Carlyle "The Hero as Man of Letters"
Of Dunbar, possible parents for four lines
Theoretical linkages to children (read the intro on Thomas' page for the theory).
We would like to see if each of the descendant lines listed can be proven to belong to Thomas and Jean despite preliminary DNA information, which showed two representatives don't match each other, but a third (from the line of John and May (WEATHERLY) line) does match Lineage 1, as does a fourth (Jun 2014)down from the Thomas & Mary (REDPATH) line.
This chart only shows the top few generations and which lines have a test representative. See the individual sons' lines also included in the Wanted! page for fuller details where representatives may be able to be found.
Charts only show those I have researched, only descendants still with the surname RUNCIMAN, and their spouses, and usually only deceased RUNCIMAN family members.
Exceptions include direct lines down to researchers included elsewhere on the site, or for DNA project participants who have agreed to be shown in the latter project.
Should you wish to be included in your relevant chart, please contact the webmistress, using the link in the page footer.
So, in general, charts are by no means complete. Please refer further queries to the researcher(s) listed for the line.
Where there is doubt, conflicting evidence for relationships, or additional published information exists, this is usually discussed on the appropriate person's page, follow the link and make up your mind from the information and sources shown.
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DNA Tested Lines
  • Thomas0 Runciman (m. Jean SIMPSON) (circa Jul 1762 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
    • Jean Simpson (bet. 1756 - 1761 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
      • John1 Runciman (m. Mary Wetherly) (May 1784 - bet. 1816 - 1841)
        • Mary Wetherly (Jan 1784 - bet. 1861 - 1871)
          • Isabella2 Runciman (Mar 1808 - aft. 1871)
            • Robert Home (circa 1814 - aft. 1871)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (m. Alison Currie) (Sep 1811 - bet. Jun 1888 - Sep 1888)
            • Alison Currie (circa 1821 - bet. Mar 1898 - Jun 1898)
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1839 - bet. Jun 1909 - Sep 1909)
                • Rebecca Dryden (circa 1849 - bet. Mar 1881 - Jun 1881)
                • Margaret Dryden (circa 1846 - bet. Mar 1902 - Jun 1902)
              • Janet3 Runciman (circa 1840 - aft. 1861)
              • Robert3 Runciman (circa Feb 1843 - bet. 1851 - 1855)
              • Margery W.3 Runciman (circa 1845 - bet. Mar 1882 - Jun 1882)
                • ?
              • James R.3 Runciman (Sep 1846 - aft. 1881)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa Mar 1849 - bet. Jun 1902 - Sep 1902)
                • Mary Allan (circa 1851 - aft. 1911)
              • Susan B.3 Runciman (circa 1851 - bet. Mar 1938 - Jun 1938)
                • Robert Moffat (circa 1861 - aft. 1911)
          • John2 Runciman (Feb 1814 - May 1871)
            • Dorothea Bruce (circa 1812 - aft. 1871)
              • Mary3 Runciman (circa 1846 - aft. 1870)
                • W H. Simpson (circa 1840 - )
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1848 - aft. 1871)
          • James2 Runciman (Sep 1816 - )
      • Alexander1 Runciman (of Meikle Pinkerton: m. Joan Manderson) (say 1786 - bet. 1831 - 1841)
        • Joan Manderson (circa 1788 - May 1857)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (Jun 1811 - bet. 1816 - 1818)
          • Isabel2 Runciman (Jul 1812 - aft. 1871)
          • Alexander2 Runciman (May 1816 - Oct 1872)
            • Margaret Cairns (circa 1815 - aft. 1872)
              • Mary3 Runciman (circa 1841 - aft. 1851)
              • Alexander3 Runciman (circa 1845 - Oct 1930)
                • Elizabeth H. Wilson (circa 1850 - 1920)
              • Elizabeth3 Runciman (circa 1848 - May 1923)
                • John Lawrie
                • Edmund J. Morgan (circa 1849 - )
              • Robert3 Runciman (circa 1853 - 1855)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (Jul 1818 - May 1868)
            • Joan Watterston (circa 1827 - Dec 1913)
              • Alexander3 Runciman (Jun 1855 - Jun 1934)
                • Elizabeth T. Baillie (circa 1859 - bet. 1911 - 1923)
                • Helen Preston (circa 1858 - 1940)
              • Margaret C.3 Runciman (Jun 1857 - Aug 1908)
                • James Whitecross (circa 1856 - )
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1860 - )
          • Joan2 Runciman (circa 1821 - aft. 1871)
            • ?
              • Alexander3 Runciman (Dec 1857 - )
          • Mary2 Runciman (Mar 1824 - 1904)
          • John2 Runciman (m. Ann Souness) (circa 1829 - Apr 1905)
            • Ann Souness (circa 1831 - 1914)
              • Alexander3 Runciman (circa Jan 1853 - Sep 1926)
                • Jane Golightly (circa 1853 - Jun 1894)
                • Janet White (circa 1854 - 1927)
              • Andrew3 Runciman (circa Oct 1854 - 1932)
                • Janet M. Dobson (circa 1851 - 1923)
              • Janet3 Runciman (circa 1860 - aft. 1881)
              • John3 Runciman (Dec 1863 - aft. 1911)
                • Annie O. Cathie (circa 1866 - 1900)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (Jun 1867 - Apr 1944)
                • Mary Henderson (circa 1867 - 1916)
              • James3 Runciman (Mar 1870 - aft. 1891)
          • Agnes2 Runciman (circa 1831 - bet. 1861 - 1868)
            • George Runciman (circa 1834 - Jun 1892)
      • Thomas1 Runciman (m. Mary REDPATH) (circa 1791 - Dec 1885)
        • Mary Redpath (circa 1791 - Jul 1859)
          • Catharine2 Runciman (Sep 1813 - )
          • Thomas2 Runciman (May 1816 - Jul 1895)
            • Margaret Renton (circa 1816 - Nov 1882)
              • Sarah3 Runciman (circa 1842 - )
              • Mary3 Runciman (circa 1844 - )
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa 1847 - Jan 1897)
                • Isabella Bolton (circa 1850 - bet. Mar 1903 - Jun 1903)
              • Joan3 Runciman (circa Jun 1849 - )
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1854 - aft. 1911)
                • Flora Fullerton (circa 1861 - aft. 1911)
          • John2 Runciman (Oct 1818 - Sep 1874)
            • Isabella Palmer (circa 1818 - bet. Jan 1882 - Mar 1882)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa 1842 - aft. 1901)
                • Sarah Hewetson (circa 1835 - bet. 1881 - 1891)
              • Isabel3 Runciman (circa 1844 - )
              • Mary3 Runciman (May 1846 - )
              • George3 Runciman (Apr 1849 - aft. 1911)
                • Jane Stockdale (circa 1849 - aft. 1901)
              • Cathrine3 Runciman (circa 1852 - )
              • John3 Runciman (bet. Mar 1858 - Jun 1858 - aft. 1911)
                • Mary A. Dowdle (circa 1858 - aft. 1911)
          • Mary2 Runciman (Apr 1821 - aft. 1841)
          • Jane2 Runciman (Apr 1821 - aft. 1881)
            • George Smith (circa 1820 - aft. 1881)
          • William2 Runciman (m. Elizabeth Hastie) (Apr 1827 - aft. 1880)
            • Elizabeth Hastie (Mar 1819 - Apr 1896)
              • Jennett3 Runciman (circa 1853 - )
              • Mary3 Runciman (circa 1854 - )
              • William H.3 Runciman (Jul 1855 - aft. 1900)
                • Emma E. Kennedy (Dec 1858 - aft. 1900)
              • Elizabeth3 Runciman (circa 1859 - )
              • John W.3 Runciman (circa 1863 - aft. 1930)
                • Elizabeth R. A. Morgan (circa 1864 - aft. 1910)
      • Robert1 Runciman (m. Agnes KING) (circa 1794 - May 1869)
        • Agnes King (circa 1792 - bet. 1851 - 1869)
          • John2 Runciman (Nov 1816 - Mar 1880)
            • Margaret D. Howden (circa 1817 - aft. 1851)
              • Robert H.3 Runciman (circa 1839 - Dec 1915)
                • Marion Menzies (circa 1845 - 1909)
              • Isabella H.3 Runciman (circa Feb 1841 - aft. 1851)
              • James3 Runciman (circa 1845 - )
              • Martha D.3 Runciman (circa Dec 1853 - )
          • Janet2 Runciman (Nov 1818 - Oct 1891)
            • William Henderson (say 1815 - bef. 1891)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (Dec 1821 - Feb 1866)
            • Agnes Howden (circa 1827 - 1869)
              • Robert3 Runciman (circa 1848 - Apr 1928)
                • Agnes Cowe (circa 1844 - bef. 1928)
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1853 - aft. 1914)
                • Janet Punton (circa 1852 - aft. 1914)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa 1854 - aft. 1881)
              • William H.3 Runciman (Dec 1855 - aft. 1901)
                • Janet McFie (circa 1857 - aft. 1901)
              • David3 Runciman (circa 1858 - aft. 1861)
              • Alexander3 Runciman (circa 1859 - )
              • Agnes3 Runciman (Jan 1860 - Jan 1860)
              • Martha D.3 Runciman (circa Mar 1861 - 1885)
          • Robert2 Runciman (Dec 1823 - 1887)
            • Mary Nisbet (circa 1823 - 1883)
            • Jane Kerr (1861 - 1935)
              • Jane R.3 Runciman (1885 - 1945)
                • Matthew Fleming (say 1885 - )
          • David2 Runciman (Oct 1826 - aft. 1901)
            • Mary Skirven (circa 1827 - aft. 1861)
          • Alexander2 Runciman (circa 1829 - bet. 1871 - 1881)
            • Janet Grieve (circa 1830 - aft. 1881)
              • Robert3 Runciman (circa 1855 - aft. 1901)
                • Robina Devine (circa 1847 - aft. 1901)
              • Janet F.3 Runciman (Jan 1856 - 1905)
                • George Herkes (circa 1852 - )
          • William2 Runciman (circa 1832 - aft. 1901)
            • Ellen Yates (circa 1839 - aft. 1901)
              • Robert3 Runciman (circa Mar 1866 - Nov 1874)
              • Ellen A.3 Runciman (circa May 1868 - Oct 1869)
              • William3 Runciman (circa Jul 1870 - bet. Jan 1951 - Feb 1951)
                • Elizabeth A. Ditchfield (circa 1870 - Feb 1951)
              • Peter J.3 Runciman (circa Jan 1874 - Nov 1874)
      • George1 Runciman (marr. Janet Darling) (Sep 1798 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
        • Janet Darling (circa 1799 - Jan 1862)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (circa 1821 - Jan 1877)
            • Jane Mossman (circa 1831 - aft. 1871)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (Aug 1857 - Jan 1926)
                • Jane Paul (circa 1862 - Nov 1909)
                • Margaret Watson (circa 1853 - aft. 1926)
          • David2 Runciman (circa 1826 - Nov 1893)
            • Barbara A. Hogg (circa 1829 - bet. 1891 - 1893)
              • George3 Runciman (circa 1854 - 1921)
                • Elizabeth Walker (circa 1862 - 1909)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (Apr 1856 - aft. 1891)
              • Janet3 Runciman (circa 1866 - aft. 1901)
          • Agnes2 Runciman (Mar 1828 - Mar 1892)
            • Robert Daughty (circa 1829 - Apr 1909)
              • Janet3 Daughty (circa 1850 - Jan 1868)
              • Thomas3 Daughty (circa 1852 - May 1876)
              • Mary F.3 Doughty (circa 1857 - aft. 1901)
                • George Runciman (circa 1854 - aft. 1901)
          • John2 Runciman (circa 1832 - bet. 1891 - 1901)
            • Janet Davidson (Jun 1831 - 1902)
              • George3 Runciman (circa 1854 - aft. 1901)
                • Mary F. Doughty (circa 1857 - aft. 1901)
              • William3 Runciman (Nov 1855 - )
                • Agnes F. Braid (say 1855 - )
                • Isabella P. Young (circa 1866 - aft. 1901)
              • James D.3 Runciman (Oct 1857 - aft. 1901)
              • Betsy3 Runciman (Jul 1859 - )
              • John D.3 Runciman (Jul 1861 - Mar 1906)
                • Christina Cairns (circa 1871 - 1944)
              • Janet D.3 Runciman (Oct 1863 - aft. 1889)
              • Agnes3 Runciman (May 1866 - )
              • Robert3 Runciman (Jun 1868 - 1869)
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa 1876 - Apr 1948)
                • Sarah Johnston (circa 1877 - aft. 1948)
          • George2 Runciman (circa 1834 - Jun 1892)
            • Agnes Runciman (circa 1831 - bet. 1861 - 1868)
            • Elizabeth Davidson (circa 1843 - Jan 1886)
              • Betsy S.3 Runciman (Jul 1869 - )
              • Janet D.3 Runciman (Aug 1871 - )
              • George3 Runciman (circa 1874 - say 1968)
                • Jane A. Ker (circa 1876 - )
              • Thomas D.3 Runciman (1875 - )
                • Mary Chisholm (circa 1878 - )
              • David3 Runciman (1877 - bet. Jun 1949 - Sep 1949)
                • Sarah J. Logan (circa 1879 - aft. 1911)
              • Joan3 Runciman (Oct 1879 - May 1939)
                • Archibald H. King (Nov 1876 - Apr 1960)
              • James D.3 Runciman (1882 - aft. 1901)
          • Darling2 Runciman (Oct 1837 - 1919)
            • Elizabeth Ainslie (circa 1842 - aft. 1901)
              • Robert D.3 Runciman (Oct 1859 - aft. 1881)
                • ?
              • Janet3 Runciman (Dec 1862 - 1917)
                • Archibald McNab (circa 1861 - )
              • George3 Runciman (Aug 1864 - aft. 1891)
              • William3 Runciman (May 1866 - aft. 1914)
                • ?
              • Thomas3 Runciman (circa 1868 - aft. 1891)
              • Marion3 Runciman (circa Jul 1870 - aft. 1901)
              • David3 Runciman (circa 1872 - Jan 1951)
              • John3 Runciman (circa 1875 - aft. 1891)
              • Elizabeth H.3 Runciman (circa 1877 - aft. 1901)
              • Agnes3 Runciman (circa 1879 - aft. 1901)
      • William1 Runciman (circa 1804 - Dec 1858)
        • Janet Paxton (circa 1802 - Jan 1855)
          • Thomas2 Runciman (circa 1826 - aft. 1858)
          • John2 Runciman (Apr 1829 - Jun 1894)
            • Margaret Allan (circa 1827 - aft. 1893)
              • Janet3 Runciman (circa 1855 - aft. 1881)
              • Mary A.3 Runciman (circa 1857 - aft. 1881)
              • Margaret J.3 Runciman (circa 1859 - aft. 1881)
              • William3 Runciman (circa May 1860 - aft. 1861)
          • William2 Runciman (Sep 1832 - Sep 1912)
            • Catherine Gardner (circa 1837 - Aug 1902)
              • Janet3 Runciman (Nov 1856 - )
                • John Cameron (circa 1857 - )
              • Margaret3 Runciman (Oct 1858 - Oct 1937)
              • William3 Runciman (Aug 1860 - aft. 1912)
              • Catherine3 Runciman (circa 1863 - )
              • Sarah3 Runciman (circa 1865 - )
              • Robert3 Runciman (Nov 1866 - Dec 1955)
                • Margaret Orr (Apr 1879 - Mar 1949)
              • Mary3 Runciman (circa 1870 - )
              • John3 Runciman (Mar 1872 - 1881)
              • Agnes3 Runciman (circa 1877 - aft. 1940)
                • John Kinnimond (say 1875 - )
              • Thomas E.3 Runciman (Aug 1877 - Jul 1940)
          • George2 Runciman (circa 1835 - bet. Jun 1872 - Sep 1872)
            • Mary Naysmith (circa 1837 - aft. 1881)
              • George A.3 Runciman (bet. Sep 1859 - Dec 1859 - aft. 1871)
              • Eleanor A.3 Runciman (bet. Sep 1861 - Dec 1861 - bet. Jun 1953 - Sep 1953)
                • William Charlton (circa 1862 - )
              • Mary A.3 Runciman (Aug 1865 - aft. 1891)
                • William J. Smith (circa 1863 - )
              • Janet P.3 Runciman (bet. Jan 1868 - Mar 1868 - bet. Jan 1909 - Mar 1909)
                • William Caithness (circa 1868 - )
              • Thomas3 Runciman (bet. Jan 1870 - Mar 1870 - bet. Jun 1871 - Sep 1871)
          • Margaret2 Runciman (Apr 1841 - aft. 1851)
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DNA Tested Lines