Author Topic: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence  (Read 12141 times)

Offline Stangerlad

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Re: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence
« Reply #9 on: Friday 17 July 09 22:37 BST (UK) »
Thanks.

So that would indicate that there were 2 different couples.
John Spence (merchant seaman and carpenter) with Isabella Moar (m.april 8, 1870)
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John Spence (photographer and farmer) with Isabella Moar (m.March 7, 1872).

And my "Single" Aunt Mary would be from the 1st couple and the wife of James Linklater Hay would be from the 2nd couple.

That would explain a great deal.  Thanks for the clarification.
Now I have to figure out if this 1st couple is related somehow.
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Re: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence
« Reply #10 on: Friday 17 July 09 23:08 BST (UK) »
With a little investigation I found out about the "new" John Spence and Isabella Moar (m.1870) - Isabella was christened June 7, 1840 with parents, James Moar and Ann Moar (married April 30, 1839 in Birsay).
For John Spence, I know nothing. 
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Re: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence
« Reply #11 on: Friday 14 June 13 23:29 BST (UK) »
The John Spence who married 7 March 1872 was a son of William Spence (mason) and Catherine Moar.  He was a shoemaker, age 44 when he married and was living at Outslap, Barony, Birsay.  His wife Isabella was age 38, living at Nether Stanger and her parents were George Moar and Mary Stanger.  Witnesses were William Moar and Andrew Spence.
The John Spence who married 8 April 1870 was a son of Gilbert Spence and Jane Spence (nee Spence).  He was a seaman/carpenter Merchant Service, age 34 from Biggings, Greeny, Birsay.  His wife Isabella age 30 was living at the Free Church Manse, and her parents were James Moar and Ann Moar (nee Moar).  Witnesses were William Mowat and Thomas Spence.

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Re: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 15 June 13 13:14 BST (UK) »
Thanks Skyran for the info. The Spence and Moar famlies are very inter-related. So it was nice to get a clarificaction on the parentage - especially when my g-grandparents are concerned. LOL.
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Re: James Linklater Hay and Mary Spence
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 15 June 13 13:55 BST (UK) »
County, Orkney Isles
Place   Orphir
Church, Orphir
RegisterNumber   
DateOfBirth   24 Mar 1835
BaptismDate   24 Apr 1835
Forename,    Jean Spence
Sex   -
FatherForename   Nicol
MotherForename   Catherine
FatherSurname   SCLATTER
MotherSurname   SEATTER
Abode   Cutmillias
FatherOccupation   
Notes   Witnesses John Brass & Nicol Sclatter.

County, Orkney Isles
Place   Orphir
Church, Orphir
RegisterNumber   
DateOfBirth   05 Nov 1832
BaptismDate   02 Dec 1832
Forename   James
Sex   -
FatherForename   James
MotherForename   Mary
FatherSurname   HAY
MotherSurname   HAY
Abode   Myre
FatherOccupation   
Notes   
FileNumber   23837

Mary Ann Hay nee HAY has her Baptism there also 25 July 1813 to JOSHUA/BETTY nee ISNISTER
James HAY Baptised 22 Aug 1802 to GEORGE/MARGARET nee CLOUSTON

Trish :)

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