STRACHEN, Margaret 1 2
- Baptised: 12 October 1781, Glenbucket parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1 2
- Marriage (1): COUTS, Francis
Another name for Margaret was COUTTS, Margaret.
User ID: M11.
JAMES STRACHEN/JEAN THOM FR39 40 (FR40)
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from Births and Baptisms
Old Parish Registers
Glenbucket parish Aberdeenshire
"Baptisms in the year 1781
12 James Strachen in Drumnagorie had a Daughter Baptised named Margaret before Witnesses John Forbes in Tambreak and Peter Clerk in Drumnagarrie"
The 1841 census for Strathdon Parish, Aberdeenshire, recorded Francis Coutts, aged 86 years, living at Ballachailach with two women, both called Margaret Coutts, one aged 59 years and one aged 35 years, and a young girl, Ann Lindsay, aged 11 years, most likely daughter of Alexander Lindsay and Isobel Coutts. All answered 'Yes' to the question of whether they were born in the county they were then living in. 1 2
This witness may be the John Forbes who married Rachel Thom in 1760 in Strathdon.
This is probably Tombreck Mill, Glenbuchat. It was situated north east of Belnacraig, west of Rinmore, and south east of Glenbuchat Lodge.
A child by this name was baptised in Glenkindie on 12 July 1744. His parents were James Clerk and Janet Tough.
Margaret married Francis COUTS, son of John COUTS and Elizabeth DESSON. (Francis COUTS was baptised on 11 May 1753 in Kincardine O'Neil Parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1 3.)