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978Re: [Peterhead] The Kean Family

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  • Rodi Bain
    Jul 26, 2000
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      Researching Birnies from Rathen from early 1700's.

      In message <397EE483.D435F175@...>, Linda Adam
      <taadam@...> writes
      > Alex;
      >
      > I am searching the Birnie family in Peterhead and was interested in
      > the two Birnie children shown on lair A77, Eliza & Alexander. would
      > you know what the connection was between the Kean family and the
      > Birnie's. Or could you or perhaps another list member advise me how
      > I would locate the names of the parents of the children?
      > Thanks,
      > Linda Adam
      >
      > Alex Ritchie wrote:
      >
      >> For : Lynley Tilbury Lynley, I was in Peterhead last week again
      >> and have two pieces of information which may be of interest to
      >> you (If you don't already know them) : The first is a Monumental
      >> Inscription from the Old Cemetery (St.Peter's or South Road
      >> Cemetery) : "Erected by ADAM KEAN in memory of his father,
      >> ROBERT KEAN, who died on June 10th.1863 aged 52 years.Also his
      >> sister, JANE THOM, who died on December 11th.1849 aged 6 years.
      >> Also his brother, DAVID KEAN, who died at Christchurch, New
      >> Zealand on October 16th.1872 in his 32nd. year.Also the above
      >> ADAM KEAN who died in London on August 26th.1873 in his 28th.
      >> year.Also his mother, HELLEN SCOTT, who died on October
      >> 26th.1895 in her 85th. year.Also his brother, JAMES KEAN, who
      >> died at Wamita, New Zealand on November 8th.1897 in his 60th.
      >> year.Also his brother, DUNCAN KEAN, who died in Aberdeen on
      >> December 5th.1900 in his 50th. year.Also his brother-in-law,
      >> JAMES BENZIE, ..................................
      >> .......................................................................
      >.........................."
      >>                 That's all I could make out on the gravestone. 
      >> Secondly, I have two Lair records for Lairs owned by Mrs.Robert
      >> Kean, Erroll Street Peterhead : Lair A77Eliza Birnie (7 years)
      >> buried March 20th.1847    of Erroll StreetAlexander Birnie (10
      >> years) buried April 21st.1847  of Erroll StreetJane Thom (6
      >> years) buried December 11th.1849 of Erroll StreetAlexander Watt
      >> (Infant) buried March 13th.1850 of Erroll StreetHelen Kean (3
      >> years) buried January 20th.1865  of Back Street Lair A78Isabella
      >> Noble (67 years) buried May 23rd.1845 of Broad StreetRobert Kean
      >> (52 years) buried June 13th.1863 of Erroll StreetEliza Kean (1
      >> year) buried November 28th.1863 of Erroll StreetHelen S.Kean (84
      >> years) buried October 30th.1895 of Love LaneDuncan Kean (49
      >> years) buried December 7th.1900 of AberdeenAnn Kean or Benzie
      >> (80 years) buried December 5th.1934 of Aberdeen 
      >>                                 I hope this is of interest to
      >> you (and maybe others).                                  Kindest
      >> Regards............................Alex RitchiePeterhead
      >> Genealogy at http://axs.com.au/~wsb/
      >
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      Rodi Bain


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