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(About 1632-)


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1. ERSKINE, Helen

STRACHAN, Patrick 1 2

  • Born: About 1632
  • Marriage (1): ERSKINE, Helen

  General Notes:

(at Carmylie in 1659)
"PATRICK STRACHAN, M.A; pres. by George, Earl of Panmure; coll. and adm. in 1659; trans, to St Vigeans 5th Nov. 1665."

(at St Vigeans in 1665)
"PATRICK STRACHAN, M.A. (Marischal College, Aberdeen, 1637) studied theology at St Andrews; had a testimonial for licence before 14th June 1655; was on the Exercise in Presb. of Brechin 18th Oct. following; adm. and coll. at Carmylie in 1659; trans, and adm. 5th Nov. 1665; died about 1693. He marr. Helen Erskine, and had issue-George, min. in 1696; Anna; David, min. of Carmylie; Margaret. Publication-Map of the Little World, illuminated with Religion:(with Appendix) or Minister's Legacie to his Flock, in Sermons upon 2 Peter, i., 12-16 (Edinburgh, 1693).-[Forfar Sas., 13th July 1677.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae

Note: 1637 seems early, if subsequent licence year was 1655. Is this a misprint for 1647?

"PATRICK STRACHAN, his daughs.Anna, bapt. 20th June 1672; Margaret (marr. cont. 3rd Jan 1695
David Ramsay, younger of Cairnton.)[Forfar Sas., ix, 30th April 1695.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae (addenda)

Note: Anna's birth year was 1670, not 1672, according to GRO Scotland OPR Index of Births and Baptisms

"Patrick Strachan
M.A. Marischal Aberdeen 1637 (see note above); adm. Carmyllie 1659; tr. & adm. 5 Nov 1665; d. ca. 1693; mar. Helen Erskine; issue: George, min. in 1696; Anna; David, min. of Carmyllie; Margaret (mar. con. 1695 David Ramsay, younger of Cairnton)"

from List of Parish Ministers at 1

Patrick married Helen ERSKINE. (Helen ERSKINE was born about 1635.)


1 Internet Site, Parish ministers of St Vigeans 1560-1958.

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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