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SHEARER, John
(1786-1879)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. GRANT, Martha

SHEARER, John 1 2 3 4

  • Baptised: 7 May 1786, Elgin parish, Moray, Scotland 4
  • Marriage (1): GRANT, Martha on 17 March 1817 in Knockando parish, Moray, Scotland 1
  • Died: 1879, Strichen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

   Another name for John was SHEARER, James.5

   User ID: G662.

  General Notes:

"SHEARER
JOHN
JOHN SHEARER/ELSPETH ANDERSON
M
07/05/1786
135 40 / 426
ELGIN"

from Births and Baptisms




When Martha died in 1871 her death certificate recorded her as married to John Shearer, a retired farmer.




"SHEARER
JAMES
96
ANDERSON
M
1879
241 / 26
STRICHEN"

from Index of Deaths 4 5


John married Martha GRANT, daughter of George GRANT in Overtown of Easter Elchies and Isobel PROCTOR, on 17 March 1817 in Knockando parish, Moray, Scotland.1 (Martha GRANT was baptised on 22 December 1789 in Knockando parish, Moray, Scotland 4 and died 6 December 1871 at 5,45 pm in Bridge Street, Strichen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.). The cause of her death was femoral hernia over 6 days.


  Marriage Notes:

"GRANT
MARTHA
JOHN SHEARER/
17/03/1817
139 10 / 268
KNOCKANDO"

from Index of Marriages 1

Sources


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

2 1861 UK census, Keith parish Banffshire; ED: 4; Page: 22.

3 1871 UK census, Strichen parish Aberdeenshire; ED: 4; Page: 23;.

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

5 GRO Scotland, Index of Deaths.

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