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FINLEY part of Clan Chattan? or Clan Ferguson?

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FINLEY part of Clan Chattan? or Clan Ferguson?

Russ Finley (View posts)
Posted: 1008000021000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1027480205000
Surnames: Finley
Hi,
I've found several references to Finley as being a Sept of the Confederation of Clan Chattan. In his Clan Finley pub.1956 Dover Ohio. Herald Stout states that Finley is actually Ferguson. I haven't been able to find a satisfactory answer to which is correct. However I have along the line found at least one rebuttal of the idea that Finley is a part of Clan Ferguson. I appearntly have the genealogy traced back to about the time of MacBeth by Herald Stout much of which is confirmed by Ludlow's Colonial Families. So I should be able to match up a male ancestor somewhere. I am not quite sure about this but my impression is that Finley itself may not be a Clan per se. Does anybody have any good information on whether or not Finley is part of Clan Chattan, and can anyone tell me what a Sept is?
Russ
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