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(Peterhead-Boddam) Chivas/Cheves; Thom, May, Milne, Cheyne,etc

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  • james thomson
    Hello: After monitoring the Group for several years from the U.S.A., I am finally asking for help. My first visit to Peterhead, April, 1946--my last visit,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 23, 2004
      Hello: After monitoring the Group for several years from the U.S.A., I am finally asking for help. My first visit to Peterhead, April, 1946--my last visit, October, 2003.

      LOOKING FOR DESCENDANTS OF:

      CHIVAS a/k/a CHEVES from Peterhead-Boddam who intermarried in years between 1865 and 1893 to: Thom; Tennant; Milne; May; Ironside; Cheyne; Wallace; Spence and Reid. I am Jim Thomson, a descendant of Elspet (13 sons & 2 dau) and sister of ELIZABETH MILNE CHIVAS, mother of the ten children named below.

      Parents are: Alexander Chivas (Longside-Boddam-Peterhead 1817-1881) Farmer & Baker, and wf ELIZABETH MILNE CHIVAS (Longside-Boddam-Peterhead 1823-1888) (d/o Margaret McWilliam Milne (b. 1785 Longside) as follows:

      C-1 Christina Cheves, Mains of Boddam (b. 1845)
      m. 1865 to John Tennant (b. 1843) St. Andrew St.
      Peterhead.

      C-2 Alexander Chivas (b. 1847 Boddam) m. 1879 to
      Isabella Spence (b. 1853) at Mains of Swailend, New Machar--Alex was Vet Surg. at Corbridge
      on Tyne, Northumberland.

      C-3 John Chivas (b. 1849 Boddam) No record after 1861
      Boddam Census at age 12.

      C-4 George Chivas (b. 1851 Boddam) m. 1878 Agnes
      Cheyne (b. 1848) at Farmers Saw, Peterhead

      C-5 Margaret Chivas Thom Reid (b. 1853 Boddam) m.(?)
      Robert (?) Thom abt 1894--ch. Elizabeth Thom b.
      1875; Helen Ann Thom b. 1876; Robert Alexander
      Thom (b. 1879) Widowed & re-m. to John Reid
      (M. 1893) Free Church, Peterhead.

      C-6 Elizabeth Chivas (b. 1855 Boddam) m. 1874
      Walter Milne (b. 1851) at Boddam Chapel

      C-7 James Chevis (1st) (b. 1857-1858) (See Wade's
      Peterhead Genealogy Death Index)

      C-8 James Chivas (b. 1859 Boddam) m. 1884 to Annie
      Ironside (b. 1861) Aberdeen-Old Machar P., James
      a Journeyman Machinist.

      C-9 William Chivas (b. 1861,Boddam) m. 1882 Ann
      Wallace (b. 1863) at Stirling Hall,Boddam, Min of E.
      Parish Church Peterhead--Wm. was a Baker.

      C-10 Nathaniel Chivas (b. 1866 Boddam) m. Catherine
      May (b. 1867) father Alex May, Fisherman), 47
      Merchant St. Peterhead by Min. Congregational
      Ch. Nathaniel, a Baker for years--both Boddam
      and Peterhead (In 1891-1901 census.)

      NOTE; There are eight "Chivas" families in the present
      Aberdeen phonebook--four in the city--and four in greater
      Aberdeen--possibly one or more may be descendants of ELIZABETH MILNE CHIVAS.

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