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Ewing, James (1775–1853), West India merchant, slave owner, and civic leader  

Stephen Mullen

Ewing, James (1775–1853), West India merchant, slave owner, and civic leader, was born in Glasgow on 5 December 1775, the fifth child (and second son) of Walter Ewing (d. 1814) and his wife, Margaret, née Fisher (d. 1815). His father, who assumed the additional surname ...

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Rainy, George (1790–1863), merchant, slave owner, and landowner  

David Alston

Rainy, George (1790–1863), merchant, slave owner, and landowner, was born in the parish of Creich, Sutherland, on 6 June 1790, the sixth of seven surviving children—three sons and four daughters—of the Revd George Rainy (1733/4–1810), minister of Creich, and his wife, Anne née...