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SIBBALD, David of Kair, in Swedish Service, Lieutenant Colonel
(About 1555-1641)
GARDEN, Arthur of Banchory
(About 1549-About 1605/1606)
GORDON, Elspet
(About 1557-)
SIBBALD, James of Kair & Mondynes, Minister of Benholme parish, Reverend Mr
(About 1575-)
GARDEN, Isobell
(About 1575-)
SIBBALD, James Minister of Torryburn parish
(About 1593-1667)


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1. BOWSTOUN, Isobel
2. MELDRUM, Janet

SIBBALD, James Minister of Torryburn parish 1

  • Born: About 1593
  • Marriage (1): BOWSTOUN, Isobel 1
  • Marriage (2): MELDRUM, Janet on 17 December 1637 1
  • Died: April 1667 1

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James married Isobel BOWSTOUN.1 (Isobel BOWSTOUN was born about 1600 and died soon after 17 January 1636 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

(at Torryburn in 1629)

"James Sibbald, probably eldest son of James S. of Kair, min. of Benholme; educated at Univ. of St Andrews; M.A. (29th July 1611); schoolmaster at Dunfermline before 21st April 1618 and onwards, in succession to William Smythe, formerly a monk of the Abbey and chaplain of St Katherine's Altar there; adm. 18th March 1629; was a member of the General Assembly in 1638, and of the Commissions of Assembly, 1645-7; conformed to Episcopacy in 1662. He died April 1667, aged about 76. He left 200 merks for the use of the schoolmaster, and 100 merks were ordered to be distributed among the poor of Torrie the day after his burial, 'his own friends being first looked to.' He marr. (1) Isobel Bowstoun, who died soon after 17th Jan. 1636, and had issue: John, bapt. 5th Dec. 1619; Janet, bapt. 22nd Nov. 1622; Elizabeth, bapt. 16th Oct. 1624; Margaret, bapt. 6th April 1626; Geils, bapt. 13th March 1628; George, bapt. 15th April 1629"

from Fasti Ecclesiae 1

James next married Janet MELDRUM on 17 December 1637.1 (Janet MELDRUM was born about 1615.)

  Marriage Notes:

(at Torryburn in 1629)

"James Sibbald .... marr. (1) Isobel Bowstoun, (2) 17th Dec. 1637, Janet Meldrum, who survived him, and had issue - Robert. "

from Fasti Ecclesiae 1


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 5 Fife Angus and Mearns by Hew Scott.

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