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About carrothersclan

After studying the history, the stories and even the tears of the Carrothers Journey, it is time to start writing them down so all the Carrothes can read them. When I learned that there is DNA proof that we are all related, it is time to join together.

Knights Templar First Headquarters

The first headquarters of the Knights Templar, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Crusaders called it the Temple of Solomon and it was from this location that the Knights took their name of Templar. The Carruthers have two chevrons … Continue reading

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Don Carrithers

Donald George Carrithers (September 15, 1949) is a former professional baseball pitcher. Carrithers pitched in all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball from 1970 until 1977. Carrithers was drafted out of Lynwood HS (Lynwood, CA) in the … Continue reading

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History of the Kirking of the Tartans: is it really Scottish?

  Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society International   HISTORY OF KIRKING OF THE TARTANS This Sunday all over the world many churches will observe the Kirkin’ o’ th’ Tartans, a celebration of Scottish heritage and culture. What is The Kirking of … Continue reading

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How the Carruthers attained Theave Castle.

  Battle of Erkinholm, 1455, The Capture of the Earl of Orma The Battle of Erkinholme is more commonly referred to as the Battle of Arkinholm, albeit it’s known by some as the Battle of Langholm, primarily because it was … Continue reading

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Mouswald

  Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society International Mouswald   At one time it was believed that William de Carruthers was the first Carruthers mentioned in recorded history when he made a donation to the Abbey of Newbattle during the … Continue reading

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Rammerscales

Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society Internaional I have done several family history charts with different members, and all three have connections to Rammerscales.  I thought I would share this with everyone.    Rammerscales was an estate that was in the … Continue reading

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You Are A Border Reiver!

  If you are a Carruthers, then your family history, just like the astronaut Neil Armstrong’s, is  very well  intertwined with the Border Reivers. And, if you are a Carruthers then, you may be advised not to read on…   … Continue reading

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