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MERCER, Laurence Burgess of Aberdeen
(About 1540-)
MERCER, Elspett
(About 1570-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. SKENE, Patrick of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, Mr

MERCER, Elspett

  • Born: About 1570
  • Marriage (1): SKENE, Patrick of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, Mr on 30 May 1591

   Another name for Elspett was MERSER, Elspet.1 2

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Elspett married Mr Patrick SKENE of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, son of Alexander SKENE 11th of that Ilk, 'the little Laird' and Elizabeth FORBES, on 30 May 1591. (Mr Patrick SKENE of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen was born about 1548 1 and died in 1635 1.)


  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

Sources


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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