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About Solgot-Miller Tree
Salgat-From the Middle Ages until 1792, the South-Western portion of present day Switzerland was an 
independent ecclesiastical site known as L'Eviechi de Bale-The Bishopric of Basel.The Bishop of 
Basel was both the Spiritual and Civil Ruler. Politically the Bishophric was allied with The Holy 
Roman Empire. The Bishop always held the title, "Prince of The Holy Roman Empire. Through the 
centuries the rural population of The Bishopric tended to be French Speaking; Those in the Urban 
Centers (And the Upper Class were most often German Speaking). Although the had much in common with 
their French and German neighbors the people of Bishopric possessed their own cultural identity. In 
1792 The French Emperor Napolean occupied The Bishopric of Basel. The territory was annexed to 
France and became part of France's Haut-Rhin Department. After the defeat of Napolean in 1815, The 
Congress of Vienna gave the area to Switzerland's Canton Berne. It remained Canto Berne (And was 
referred to as Canton Bernese) until the formation of Canton Jura in 1979. (Canton Jura comprises 
much of the Territory of the former Bishophric of Basel.)   
  Moveler, the ancestral home of The Salgat Family, is a small village in Canton Jura's Delemont 
District. it is just a few miles from the French border. The people of Moveleir are French Speaking 
and Roman Catholic-realities that have remained constant for generations. In the mid-1800's four 
Salgat Salgat families left Moveleir for the United States (They came over on the ship Manchester, 
which landed in New York.) and settled in Macomb County and St. Clair County. Many of the children 
of these four families would marry descendants of the Old French families of Detroit.The Salgat 
part of this geneology is based on records of Moveleir;s St-Germain Catholic Church and the various 
civil records that exist for this village. These records are available on microfilm through The 
familyHistory Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Cleland-Cleland/Clelland/MacClelland etc. "A small family with a great history. From our earliest
recorded and therefore our founding father, Alexander Kneland (C.1236) married to Margaret Wallace 
was a priest, mentor, and Uncle to William Wallace the patriot."
  James, first son of Alexander and cousin to William Wallace became the Patriots right hand man 
fighting beside him at Stirling Bridge,High Street Glasgow and Falkirk. James was wounded while 
fighting Robert The Bruce at Bannockburn, andas a reward the Calder Lands were assigned to him and 
his family. These lands changed hands on numerous occasions between cousins usually from Clellands 
to Hamiltons to Douglases to Hendersons to Clelands. William was killed at The Battle of Dunkeld
21 1689).
  1605 saw many Clelands transplanted to Ireland. William Cleland(1674-1741) was the last recorded 
Clan Cheif. The priest (Mentioned in the film Braveheart) who buried William Wallace's father Adam, 
would have been Alexander Kneeland as he was Adam's brother-in-Law anda priest. Alexander was 
married to Margaret Wallace, only sister of Adam.
"The Tartan was accredited by the Council of the Scottish Tartan Society and the Lord Lyon King of 
Arms on the second of September 1989."
  Those entitled to wear the Tartan are Cleland/Clelland/Cleland/Clelan/Clellon/ Kneland/Kneeland 
MaccCleland/ Clayland/Cleaveland/ Etc. July 1st is Tartan Day. Juky 1st 2000 was the 218th 
Anniversary of the Repealing of the Act of Parliament(British) that it mamade it punishable(7 years
Transportation usually ending in death) to wear the Tartan

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There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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