Hello Kathleen, I've just spotted your message- many thanks. John Ross husband of Helen Carnegie was born in Grenada about 1776, his father was a sugar planter probably from Aberdeen.FRom his will we have discovered that he had an uncle George Ross in Nova Scotia, and we are currently awaiting info. from the genealogists there to identify his family in Aberdeen, I'll keep you posted if we suceed.John's youngest son, also John born in Grenada abt. 1822, was a Major in the Indian Army and subsequently Chief Constable of Aberdeen.He married Flora Anne McKinnon in Calcutta in 1856, and their eldest son, John Kenneth Murray born 1856, was my wife's grandfather. He served as a government officer in Fiji. Hope this is useful, Derek.