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STRACHAN, James of Inchtuthill, Sir
(About 1588-1651)
RAMSAY, Mary of Balmain
(About 1613-)
ROSE, John of Drakies and Pittendrich, Aka Kellas
(1578-)
DOUGLAS, Margaret
(About 1610-After 1689)
STRACHAN, James 3rd Baronet of Thornton & Minister of Keith, Sir
(About 1634-1715)
ROSE, Katharine of Kilravock
(About 1640-1689)
STRACHAN, John of Bellie, Jacobite 1715
(1661-About 1715)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. FORBES, Isobel

STRACHAN, John of Bellie, Jacobite 1715

  • Baptised: 28 January 1661
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, Isobel 1693 (contract) 1
  • Died: About 1715

  General Notes:

John Strachan sold Kellas in 1690 to Farquharson of Binns. He is said to have been killed in the rising of 1715.

"1693. Contract of marriage between John Strachan of Belly, son of Sir James Strachan of Thorntoun, and Isobel Forbes, younger daughter of Sir John Forbes he to give 7000 marks, and she 3000 marks, to be settled on her and her children. Signatures—
John Strachan, Sir James Strachan, his father; Isobel Forbes, Thomas Forbes, William Forbes, apothecary in Aberdeen, John Forbes, merchant in London, her brothers."

from Memoranda Relating to the Families of Waterton

"Strachan, John - Kellas, parish or area of Dallas, Moray - proprietor : son of Sir James of Thornton : property stolen from in 1689 raid - Booklet 109 B (276) : p 11-12 - 1920-30 +/- (1689) "

from an abstract of Raids of 1689 & 1690 in Morayshire Sotland by Rev. J. G. Murray
detail: The Dallas Raids of 1689 & 1690 in Morayshire, Scotland
Covering : Altachurne, Altyuish, Auchness, Bellevaich, Blackhills, Craigend, Craigroy, Hatton, Kellas, Kirktown, Lenoch, The Mains, The Mill, Succoth, & Torcastle
(abstracted from the booklet by Rev. J G Murray, Minister of Rafford Parish, Moray) (Reprinted from the "Forres Gazette")
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John married Isobel FORBES, daughter of Sir John FORBES of Waterton, Hereditary Constable Aberdeenshire and Jean GORDON, 1693 (contract).1 (Isobel FORBES was born about 1672 3.)


  Marriage Notes:

"1693. Contract of marriage between John Strachan of Belly, son of Sir James Strachan of Thorntoun, and Isobel Forbes, younger daughter of Sir John Forbes— he to give 7000 marks, and she 3000 marks, to be settled on her and her children. Signatures— John Strachan, Sir James Strachan, his father ; Isobel Forbes, Thomas Forbes, William Forbes, apothecary in Aberdeen, John Forbes, merchant in London, her brothers."

from Memoranda relating to the Family of Waterton 1

Sources


1 e-books, Memoranda relating to the Family of Forbes of Waterton from a MS by John Forbes (1857).

2 Internet Site, http://www.scottishfamilyheritage.co.uk/list_DallasRaid_1689.shtm.

3 LDS Family Search, IGI.


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