SHEPHERD, Thomas Minister of Bourtie parish, Reverend Mr 1
- Born: About 1720 1
- Marriage (1): LEITH, Janet on 9 July 1747 1
- Died: 18 July 1795 1
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Thomas married Janet LEITH, daughter of John LEITH of Blair in Bourtie and Helen SIMPSON, on 9 July 1747.1 (Janet LEITH was born about 1725 1 and died on 6 July 1810 in Leithfield, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1.)
(at Bourtie in 1744)
"Thomas Shepherd, born about 1720, son of John S., min. of Logie-Colstone; educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen; M.A. (1737); licen. by Presb. of Kincardine O'Neil 4th Nov. 1741;pres. by George II. 21st Nov. 1743; ord. 4th July 1744; died 18th July 1795. He marr. 9th July 1747, Janet (died at Leithfield 6th July 1810, aged 85), daugh. of John Leith of Blair, and Helen Simpson, and had issue Helen, born 6th July, and died 5th Nov. 1748; Isobel, born 16th Oct. 1749 (marr. 12th July 1768, John Ramsay of Barra) ; Anne, born 24th July 1751 (marr. 11th Jan. 1776, James Lumsden in Barra); John, born 4th Sept. 1753; Alexander, born 7th Sept. 1755; Robert, min. of Daviot, born 27th Jan. 1758; Thomas, born 10th May 1760, died in Canada 1794; Janet, born 12th Feb., and died 19th May 1763; George of Blair, born 22nd June 1764; William, born 4th March 1767. Publication Account of the Parish (Sinclair's Stat. Acc., ix-)."
from Fasti Ecclesiae 1