- I'm new to this message board and genealogy research. My g-g-grandparents
James (b. abt. 1823 in Longside) and Elizabeth (b. abt. 1826 in New Deer and
died in 1884 in Cowsrieve) (CREIGHTON) CHALMERS had a farm in Cowsrieve,
Peterhead Parish. 8 children: Elizabeth (b. 1850), unmarried, James (b.
1851), Susan (b. 1853) and married John DUGUID, William C. (b. abt. 1857) and
married Elizabeth WILSON, Hugh (b. abt. 1865), George (b. abt. 1868) and two
other sons and one daughter. I've made connections with Susan's descendants
in Alberta, Canada and I'm the g-granddaughter of William C. So I'm looking
for information on the other siblings, and James and Elizabeth's heritage.
There's also an Annie PATON who's William's niece, and the 1881 Census shows
only one PATON family in Peterhead. Any guidance or information will be