Re: Alexander Finnie & Margaret Craib
- --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Alison Kennedy"
>Poorhouse at Maud (a few miles west of Phd) - I will have to check
> Hi Sue,
> I'm glad I could help with your research. George died in the
my notes for dates and see if I have place of Jane's death. John
would have been unlikely to appear on the census returns at his
parents address, as by the time of the first detailed census in 1841
he would have been about 19 and would have been earning his own
>can, but I don't think I will have time before I go on holiday for a
> I will attempt to put together details on the family as soon as I
couple of weeks shortly. I will try to get back to you with some
info as soon after this as possible.
Your information on John Finnie helped me to find him on the 1851
census.Hope to hear from you again.
Have a good holiday.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ssn_richmond
> To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2006 2:58 PM
> Subject: [Peterhead] Re: Alexander Finnie & Margaret Craib
> --Hi Alison
> Thanks for the Finnie info.
> I would love to have similar information about all the other
> children of Alexander Craib.I know about George but was
> you knew where and when his wife,Jane Stephen ,died?married
> For all the others I just have their Christening date.
> I wonder why John did not appear on the census returns.
> Many thanks again
> - In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Alison Kennedy"
> <alison2kennedy@> wrote:
> > Hi Sue,
> > Yes Jean (Jane) was baptised 30 August 1818, Longside, she
> James Hastie 3 December 1842 Old Deer.18
> > The one you have missed is son John, baptised 1 January 1822,
> Longside. John was a farmer or crofter. He married Agnes Walker
> June 1846, Peterhead. Both are buried in Lair B298, St Peter's1835,
> Kirkyard, Peterhead. They had five children. Agnes had been
> married previously to Alexander Stuart (or Stewart) 18 June
> > Unfortunately because both Alexander & Margaret died before
> so you will not find definite names of parents. Alexander wasborn
> c 1786 in Aberdeenshire, but because he died before 1851 censusthe
> birthplace is unknown. Margaret was born c 1800 in Longside.Lair
> burial records for Longside churchyard are non-existent forbefore
> 1900's so if either was buried in the family plot the detailsdon't
> exist. There are several "Finnie" families living Longside, Oldthe
> Deer, and Peterhead that I'm 99% sure are linked, but finding
> link is like looking for a needle in a haystack!!
> > If you need any further info on the family (ie children's
> families, census details, BMD's etc.) then just ask.
> > Alison
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: ssn_richmond
> > To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 8:16 PM
> > Subject: [Peterhead] Alexader Finnie
> > Hi Alison
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > You were absolutely right about Alexander's dates. I had got
> > wrong.I have discovered only 11 children(!) and so would be
> > to know the date and birth year of the missing one. Was Jean
> born in
> > 1818? I then have Margaret,Elizabeth,William,Alexander, James,
> > Thomas,George,James and Isabella.
> > Also do you know the names and dates of Alexander's and
> > parents? Is it William Craib and Jane Bennet?
> > With many thanks
> > Sua
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