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SKENE, Alexander 11th of that Ilk, 'the little Laird'
(About 1520-1604)
FORBES, Elizabeth
(About 1523-)
MERCER, Laurence Burgess of Aberdeen
(About 1540-)
SKENE, Patrick of Dyce, Burgess of Aberdeen, Mr
(About 1548-1635)
MERCER, Elspett
(About 1570-)
SKENE, Margaret
(1609-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. BLACK, William Burgess of Aberdeen

2. BURNETT, Alexander of Sheddocksley

SKENE, Margaret 1 2

  • Baptised: 31 August 1609, Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 4
  • Marriage (1): BLACK, William Burgess of Aberdeen on 22 November 1623 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): BURNETT, Alexander of Sheddocksley on 23 October 1638 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2 3

   Other names for Margaret were SKEEN, Margaret,4 SKEIN, Margaret,3 4 SKEINE, Margrat,4 SKEYNE, Margrat 4 and SKEYNE, Margratt.3

   User ID: A966.

  General Notes:

"SKEYNE
MGRAT
PATRIK SKEYNE/
F
31/08/1609
168/A 20 112
Aberdeen"

from Births and Baptisms 4


Margaret married William BLACK Burgess of Aberdeen on 22 November 1623 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland.1 2 3 (William BLACK Burgess of Aberdeen was born about 1595.)


  Marriage Notes:

"SKEYNE
MARGRATT
WILLIAME BLAK/FR3990 3993 YEAR ASSUMED (FR3990)
22/11/1623
168/A 120 348
Aberdeen"

"SKEYNE
MARGRATT
WILLIAME BLAK/FR3990 3993 YEAR ASSUMED (FR3993)
22/11/1623
168/A 120 339
Aberdeen"

from Index of Marriages





"Margaret Skene 'married Mr. Black, burgess of Aberdeen, and thereafter to Alexander Burnett of Shedockslie' (MS.A). In the Burgh Propinquity Book it is declared, on 5th July, 1658, that 'Margaret Skene, spouse of William Black, burgess of Aberdeen, was second lawful daughter of Mr. Patrick Skene, burgess of Aberdeen, who was fourth lawful son to Alexander Skene of that ilk, procreat betwixt the said Mr. Patrick and Elspet Merser, his spouse, who was lawful daughter to Laurence Mercer, burgess of Aberdeen. Gilbert Skene of Dyce, witness."

from Family of Skene 1 3

Margaret next married Alexander BURNETT of Sheddocksley, son of Andro BURNETT of Sheddocksley, Merchant Burgess of Aberdeen and Cristiane JAFFRAY, on 23 October 1638 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland.1 2 3 (Alexander BURNETT of Sheddocksley was baptised on 13 September 1610 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"SKEIN
MARGARET
ALEXR. BURNETT/FR4020 (FR4020)
23/10/1638
168/A 120 399
Aberdeen"

from Index of Marriages




"Margaret Skene 'married Mr. Black, burgess of Aberdeen, and thereafter to Alexander Burnett of Shedockslie' (MS.A)."

from Family of Skene




"Alexander of Shethocksley married, in 1636, Margaret, daughter of Patrick Skene (son of Alexander Skene of Skene), and widow of William Black, burgess of Aberdeen."

from Family of Burnett of Leys 1 2 3

Sources


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

2 e-books, The Family of Burnett of Leys by George Burnett, ed. James Allardyce (1901).

3 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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