A Genealogy of the Barnum, Barnam and Barnham Family

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A One-Name Study for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname

Notes for Janet Love Glen RAE

Born at the Hall of Clestrain, Orkney, Scotland to John Rae, factor of the Honyman estate, and Margaret Glen Rae c. 1809 [birth registry shows 1806]. Sister of the Hudson's Bay Company Arctic explorer Dr. John Rae.

An interesting side note is that Jessie and her sister Marian were used as a basis for the two sisters, Brenda and Minna, in Sir Walter Scott's novel The Pirate. This information is found in the Letters of Letitia Hargrave.

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