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HOWIE, John in easter Glentoir
(About 1555-Before 1610)
HOWIE, Johne
(About 1590-)
Katrein
(About 1595-)
HOWIE, Lybra
(1623-Before 1665)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. WATT, John in Easter Glentore, New Monkland

HOWIE, Lybra 1 2 3

  • Baptised: 6 July 1623, Kilsyth parish, Stirlingshire, Scotland 2 3
  • Marriage (1): WATT, John in Easter Glentore, New Monkland
  • Died: Before 9 August 1665 1

  General Notes:

"HOWIE
LYBRA
JOHNE HOWIE/U
06/07/1623
483/10 29
Kilsyth"


Old parish Registers
Kilsyth parish Stirlingshire
Baptisms

"Jullie 1623
5 (from previous entry)
Also Lybra baptised to Johne howie in Lenzie witness James howie & allexr jack"



"Howie
Lybra
9/8/1665
spouse to John Watt in Easter Glentoir, parish of Monkland
TD
Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court
CC10/5/7"

from Wills and Testaments 1 2 3

  Research Notes:

OTHERS IN GLENTORE

The Legal records - Wills and testaments section on the Scotland's People site also lists some other names as being based in Glentore at this time:

- "Scott, Jonet 8/11/1655 and Margaret, only daughters to umquhile John S. in Glentoire, who was eldest lawful son to umquhile Malcolm S. there, parish of Monkland TD Glasgow Commissary Court CC9/7/32"
- "Allane, Robert 4/9/1671 in Glentore, parish of New Monkland TD Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court CC10/5/8"
- "Crafuird, John 12/11/1673 in Wester Glentore, parish of Monkland TD Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court CC10/5/8"
- "Scott, Malcolme 25/8/1674 in Glentoir, parish of Monklan TD Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court CC10/5/8"
- "Shaw, Georg 8/1/1680 in Wester Glentore, parish of East Monkland TD Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court CC10/5/9"

from Wills and Testaments

LYBRA

'Lybra' is not a commonly used forename in Scottish records, but it does appear before 1623, in this spelling and as 'Libra':

"Hammiltoun Libra
12/2/1611
spouse to Mr. John Hammiltoune of Barnecluyth
TT
Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court CC10/5/2"

"Robesoune Lybra
28/10/1620
spous to Mr William Bell, merchand burgess of Glasgow
Testament Dative and Inventory
Glasgow Commissary Court CC9/7/17"

"Millar Libra
28/5/1621
spouse to John Couper tailor in Toun of Stanehouse
testament testamentar & inventory
Lanark Commissary Court CC14/5/2"

The above are from Wills and Testaments, but there are many more in Births and Baptisms, and Marriages, mainly in the middle or east of Scotland, before 1623. 1 4


Lybra married John WATT in Easter Glentore, New Monkland. (John WATT in Easter Glentore, New Monkland was born about 1615 and died between 9 August 1665 and 12 August 1670 1.)


Sources


1 GRO Scotland, https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Legal records - Wills and testaments.

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

3 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Kilsyth parish Stirlingshire Baptisms 1623.

4 GRO Scotland, https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/.


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