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LEITH, John 3rd of Leith Hall
(1731-1763)
STEWART, Hendret
(1734-1780)
FORBES, Thomas 4th of Ballogie (Tilliesnaught in Birse parish)
(About 1730-)
CUMINE, Christian of Pitullie
(About 1735-)
LEITH-HAY, Alexander of Rannes and Leith Hall, General
(1758-1838)
FORBES, Mary
(About 1760-)
LEITH, John James, Rear Admiral
(1788-1854)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. FORBES, Margaret 7th of Blackford

LEITH, John James, Rear Admiral 1 2 3 4

  • Baptised: 22 October 1788, Kinnethmont parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, Margaret 7th of Blackford on 27 June 1843 in Auchterless parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 25 October 1854 3

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  General Notes:

"LEITH
JOHN JAMES
LEITH/
M
22/10/1788
212/ 10 233
Kinnethmont"

from Births and Baptisms 4


John married Margaret FORBES 7th of Blackford, daughter of Alexander FORBES 6th of Blackford and Margaret BANNERMAN, on 27 June 1843 in Auchterless parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 (Margaret FORBES 7th of Blackford was baptised on 1 August 1820 in Rayne parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5.)


  Marriage Notes:

"FORBES
MARGARET
JOHN LEITH/
27/06/1843
173/ 30 293
Auchterless"

from Index of Marriages




"Margaret Forbes-Leith of Blackford. She married Rear-Admiral John Leith, who was son of Alexander Leith of Leithhall, and brother of Sir Alexander Leith Hay of Rannes and Leith-hall. He was almost constantly in active service, until his return home in 1841. He died October 25, 1854, leaving issue two sons and two daughters."

from Thanage of Fermartyn 1 3

Sources


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

2 e-books, Aberdeenshire Epitaphs and Inscriptions by John A. Henderson (1907).

3 e-books, The Thanage of Fermartyn by William Temple (1894).

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms -.

5 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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