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SKENE, Alexander 10th of that Ilk
(About 1500-)
BLACK, Elizabeth
(About 1500-)
FORBES, William 2nd of Corsindae
(About 1487-)
LUMSDEN, Margaret
(About 1499-)
SKENE, Alexander 11th of that Ilk, 'the little Laird'
(About 1520-1604)
FORBES, Elizabeth
(About 1523-)
SKENE, Patrick of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, Mr
(About 1548-1635)


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1. MERCER, Elspett

SKENE, Patrick of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, Mr 1

  • Born: About 1548 1
  • Marriage (1): MERCER, Elspett on 30 May 1591
  • Died: 1635 1

   Other names for Patrick were SKENE, Patrick in Auchorie,1 SKENE, Patrik 2 and SKEYNE, Patrik of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen.1 2

   User ID: Z674.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Burgess, 10 September 1592, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Patrick married Elspett MERCER, daughter of Laurence MERCER Burgess of Aberdeen and Unknown, on 30 May 1591. (Elspett MERCER was born about 1570.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Mr. Patrick Skene, fourth son to Alexander Skene XI of Skene, commonly called the 'little laird,' by Elizabeth Forbes, his wife. Married on 30th May, 1591, Elspett Mercer, daughter of Laurence Mercer, burgess of Aberdeen; and, on l0th September, 1592, is admitted a burgess of Aberdeen. On 22nd May, 1594, there is a sasine by which 'Providus vir Wilelmus Jak, burgen. de Aberdeen,' grants 'totam et integram terram suam anteriorem australem superius de present! occupat. per magistrum Patricium Skene burgen. dicti burgi, vizt, aulam Cubiculum ly forgalrie cum solio et ly shop & jacen. in vico furcarum ad dandam sasinam prefato Magistro Patricio Skene et Elizabethe Merser ejus sponse.' "

from Family of Skene 1


1 e-books, Memorials of the Family of Skene of Skene ed. William Forbes Skene (1887).

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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