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SIBBALD, John elder
(About 1502-)
SIBBALD, John younger, of Kair
(About 1538-Before 1601)
SIBBALD, Abraham Minister of Old Deer, Aberdeenshire, Reverend Mr
(About 1562-Before 1635)


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1. BUIST, Margaret
2. BLACKBURN, Christian

SIBBALD, Abraham Minister of Old Deer, Aberdeenshire, Reverend Mr 1

  • Born: About 1562
  • Marriage (1): BUIST, Margaret before 1594 1
  • Marriage (2): BLACKBURN, Christian on 27 September 1607 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2
  • Died: Before 1635 1

   Another name for Abraham was SIBBALD, Abrahame.2

   User ID: F149.

Abraham married Margaret BUIST before 1594.1 (Margaret BUIST was born about 1565.)

  Marriage Notes:

(At Nigg in 1585)

"Abraham Sibbald, adm. before 1585; trans, to Deer 18th June l586."

(At Old Deer in 1586)

"Abraham Sibbald of the family of S. of Kair in the Mearns; adm. to Nigg before 1585; trans, and adm. 18th June 1586; was a member of Assembly, 1602, 1610, and 1616. At the first of these he was appointed a commissioner for visiting the bounds of Moray. By that of 1606 he was appointed constant Moderator of the Presb., and by the Assembly, 29th July 1608, he was selected to present a supplication to the King for the suppression of Popery, and for increasing the influence of the true Protestant faith. He was still min. June 1621, and died before 1635. He contributed considerably to the cost of his own church reparation, as well as to that of Longside, upon the belfry of which his initials and coat-ofarms are inscribed. He marr. (1) before 1594, Margaret Buist, widow of Gilbert Chisholm, min. of this parish"

from Fasti Ecclesiae 1

Abraham next married Christian BLACKBURN, daughter of Right Reverend Mr Peter BLACKBURN Bishop of Aberdeen and Isabel JOHNSTON, on 27 September 1607 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland.1 2 (Christian BLACKBURN was born about 1587.)

  Marriage Notes:

168/A 120 280

from Index of Marriages

(At Old Deer in 1586)

"Abraham Sibbald .... marr. (2) 11th Sept. 1607, Christian, daugh. of Peter Blackburn, Bishop of Aberdeen."

from Fasti Ecclesiae 1 2


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 6 Aberdeen & Moray by Hew Scott.

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

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