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STRACHAN, Patrick of Kinaldie
(About 1597-)
ROSS, Barbara
(About 1621-)
THOM, John
(About 1625-)
STRACHAN, William Soldier, then in Glenkindie
(1647-)
THOM, Margaret
(1658-)
STRAUGHEN, John
(1678-About 1734)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. WATT, Besse
2. HEART, Elizabeth

STRAUGHEN, John 3 4

  • Born: 30 March 1678 4
  • Baptised: 7 April 1678, South Leith Parish, Midlothian, Scotland 3 4
  • Marriage (1): WATT, Besse on 27 November 1701 in Strathdon parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Marriage (2): HEART, Elizabeth
  • Died: About 1734, Jamaica 5

   Other names for John were STRACHAN, John 5 and STRAQUHAN, John.1 2

   User ID: X706.

  General Notes:

"STRAUGHEN
JOHN
WILLIAM STRAUGHEN/MARGRET TOM FR872 (FR872)
M
07/04/1678
692/2 30 261
Leith South"

from Births and Baptisms


Old Parish Registers
Leith South parish Midlothian
Baptisms
1678

"William Straughen and Margret Tom had a son born the 30 of march and baptized the 7 of aprile 1678 N: John Wit: John Straughen & Alexr harvie"

"Strachan
John
29/11/1740
sometime residenter in Canongate, thereafter tenant in Glenkindy
Testament Dative and Inventory
Edinburgh Commissary Court
CC8/8/104"

from Wills and Testaments


"29 November 1740
John Strachan
The Testament Dative and Inventory of the debt and sum of money pertaining and addebted to umquhill John Strachan sometime residenter in Canongate thereafter tenant in Glenkindy the time of his decease who deceased in Jamaica in the year seventeen hundred and thirty four or thirty five years ffaithfully made and given up by Elizabeth Heart sometime spouse to and relict of the deceased Andrew ffalconer portioner of Cannongate thereafter spouse to and relict of the said umquhill John Strachan only Executrix dative qua relict decerned to him and that by Decreet of the Commissars of Ednr as the samen of date the third day of septemr seventeen hundred and forty years In itselfsealmore length proports ??.
In the ffirst the said umquhill John Strachan had addebted and resting owing to him the time of his decease foresaid the Debt and sum of money aftermentione Towitt the sum of iiiC merks Scots of bygone Annuitys that was due at and preceeding the said time to the said Elizabeth Heart his spouse as relict of the said Andrew ffalconer her first husband and which fell under the Jus Mariti of the said umquhill John Strachan her second husband....."

from 1740 Testament of John Strachan 3 4 5


John married Besse WATT on 27 November 1701 in Strathdon parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 2 (Besse WATT was born about 1678.)


  Marriage Notes:

"STRAQUHAN
JOHN
BESSE WATT/FR183 (FR183)
27/11/1701
240/ 10 334
Strathdon and Corgarff"

from Index of Marriages


Old Parish Registers
Strathdon parish Aberdeenshire
Marriages

"(indexed as 1701)
Novr 16
John Straquhan in the broomhill of Glenkindy and Besse Watt servant to the Laird of Glenkindy were booked and after proclamations married at Glenkindy on thursday the 27 day of November" 1 2

John next married Elizabeth HEART. (Elizabeth HEART was born about 1695 and died after 29 November 1740 5.)


  Marriage Notes:

"29 November 1740
John Strachan
The Testament Dative and Inventory of the debt and sum of money pertaining and addebted to umquhill John Strachan sometime residenter in Canongate thereafter tenant in Glenkindy the time of his decease who deceased in Jamaica in the year seventeen hundred and thirty four or thirty five years ffaithfully made and given up by Elizabeth Heart sometime spouse to and relict of the deceased Andrew ffalconer portioner of Cannongate thereafter spouse to and relict of the said umquhill John Strachan....."

from Wills and Testaments 5

Sources


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Strathdon parish Aberdeenshire Marriages.

3 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

4 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Leith South parish Midlothian Baptisms.

5 National Records of Scotland, https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Legal records - Wills and testaments.


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