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(About 1670-1745)
GRANT, Elspeth
(About 1675-)
GRANT, John in Uppertown of Easter Elchies
(About 1702-1788)
GRANT, George in Overtown of Easter Elchies


Family Links

1. BROWN, Christian

2. PROCTOR, Isobel

GRANT, George in Overtown of Easter Elchies 1 2 3 4

  • Baptised: 2 April 1740, Rothes parish, Moray, Scotland 4
  • Partnership (1): BROWN, Christian
  • Marriage (2): PROCTOR, Isobel on 15 September 1774 in Knockando parish, Moray, Scotland 1
  • Died: by 26 February 1803 5

   Other names for George were GRANT, George 'son to Nevie' 6 and GRANT, John.7

   User ID: G653.

  General Notes:

141 20 / 49

from Births and Baptisms

Old Parish Registers
Rothes parish Moray

"Aprile 2
George lawfull son to John Grant in mallock head was baptized Wit: George Coburn and George Leslie"

26 / 2 / 1803

"1803 George Grant Moray Commissary Court

Test. Dative of George Grant

Testament Dative and Inventory of a certain sum of money which pertained and was due and resting to the deceased George Grant residing lately in Overtown of Easter Elchies at the time of his death which happened the (blank) day of (blank) made and given up by John Grant residing in Easter Elchies lawful son of the said Defunct and Executor Decerned to him by the Commissary of Moray upon the twenty fourth day of September last qua nearest of kin under protestation (these two words written in larger form than those around them) that the said Executor shall have retention in his own hands out of the first and readiest of the Defunct's subjects of the expence of his funeral preferable and priviledged Debts of the expence of this confirmation and generally of all other expence which he has or may deburse in the Execution of the office of Executor any manner of way Imprimis The said Executor under protestation foresaid Gave up and Granted and Confessed that there was due and resting to the said Defunct at the time of his death the sum of Five pounds Sterling being a part of the principal sum of Twenty pounds Sterling and interest due thereon contained in a Bill dated the Thirteenth day of April one Thousand seven hundred and Eighty nine payable one year after date drawn by Helen Grant in Overtown of Easter Elchies upon and accepted by Sir James Grant of Grant Baronet to which Bill and Sums the said deceased George Grant acquired right as Executor confirmed by the Said Commissary to the said Helen Grant upon the ('said' in brackets and crossed out) Sixteenth day of January Seventeen hundred and ninety three and to which Sum the said John Grant as Executor foresaid has right
Summa Inventarii est. Five pounds Stg.
Jon Grant Esqr. Commissary of Moray and George Fenton Esqr. His Depute by the tenor hereof Ratify Approve and Confirm this present Testament Dative and give.. George Fenton (signed)

Page 2
Give Intromission with the Sum of Five pounds Sterling given up in Inventary as before specified to the Executor aforesaid and Received John Leslie farmer in Rothes as Cautioner for the said Executor That the sum of money so given up in Inventary and hereby Confirmed on shall be made forthcoming to all persons having interest therein as accords of law Given at Elgin the twenty sixth day of February Eighteen hundred and three years
George Fenton (signed)"

from Wills and Testaments

Whe his daughter, Janet, died in 1858, George Grant was recorded in her death certificate as a farmer.

In his daughter, Martha's death certificate of 1871 George Grant was recorded as a farmer. 2 4 5 8

  Research Notes:


This name is not found in this form. It may be 'Mullochard'. This is north of Tomnavoulin near Lagavaich.

George had a relationship with Christian BROWN, daughter of Peter BROWN in Burn of Kirdels and Unknown. (Christian BROWN was born about 1750.)

George next married Isobel PROCTOR, daughter of Alexander PROCTOR in New Land, Rothes and Daughter DOW?, on 15 September 1774 in Knockando parish, Moray, Scotland.1 (Isobel PROCTOR was baptised on 3 February 1751 in Rothes parish, Moray, Scotland 2 4.)

  Marriage Notes:

139 10 / 229

from Index of Marriages

Old Parish Registers
Knockando parish Moray

"AD 1774
Septr 15th
Grant & Proctor
George Grant in this Parish and Isabel proctor in Parish of Rothes married" 1


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Rothes parish Moray Baptisms.

3 GRO Scotland, Cairney parish Aberdeenshire Deaths.

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

5 GRO Scotland, Legal records - Wills and testaments.

6 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Knockando parish Moray Baptisms.

7 GRO Scotland, Glass parish Aberdeenshire Deaths.

8 GRO Scotland, Rothes parish Moray Deaths.

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