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DOUGLAS, Alexander of Downies, Provost of Banff,Sheriff of Banffshire, Dr
(About 1590-1663)
DOUGLAS, Issobell
(About 1618-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. CANT, Alexander Minister of Banchory Ternan, Reverend Mr

2. ANDERSON, James of Wester Ardbrake, Banffshire

DOUGLAS, Issobell 1

  • Born: About 1618
  • Marriage (1): CANT, Alexander Minister of Banchory Ternan, Reverend Mr
  • Marriage (2): ANDERSON, James of Wester Ardbrake, Banffshire before 6 November 1667 1

   Other names for Issobell were DOUGLAS, Isabella 2 and DOUGLAS, Margaret.

   User ID: X66.

  General Notes:

"November, 1666. Saising Issobell Douglas off and upon the just and equall half off the toune and lands of Slogmoholl, and toune and lands of Breauch and uthers."

"6th November, 1667. Saising Issobell Douglas, spous to James Andersone of Westertoune, of all and haill the toune and lands of Westertoune of Ardbrek, Ardbroddine, mylne of Ardbroddine, mylne lands, toune and lands of Lochend and Ryzell, and uthers." 1


Issobell married Reverend Mr Alexander CANT Minister of Banchory Ternan, son of Reverend Mr Andrew CANT elder, Minister of St Nicholas, Aberdeen and Unknown. (Reverend Mr Alexander CANT Minister of Banchory Ternan was born about 1615 and died on 30 March 1665 in Aberdeen, Scotland.)


Issobell next married James ANDERSON of Wester Ardbrake, Banffshire, son of John ANDERSON in Ardbrake, Banffshire and Ann GORDON, before 6 November 1667.1 (James ANDERSON of Wester Ardbrake, Banffshire was born about 1626.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Another carved stone showing arms of both Anderson & Douglas can be seen on the frontage to Drummuir Castle at Botriphnie (see website for image), which may have come from the old house at Ardbrake which is close by." 3

Sources


1 e-books, Records of the County of Banff 1660-1760 compiled by James Grant (1922).

2 Internet Site, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tomb_of_Provost_Alexander_Douglas_-_geograph.org.uk_-_686063.jpg.

3 Internet Site, http://www.anderson-assoc.org/page6.htm.


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