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help me find john kerr please
« on: Thursday 14 January 10 12:15 GMT (UK) »
hi folks
hope someone can help me, am looking for information on john kerr who married margaret nielson on  25.12.1791, in kirkcolm wigton, their son alexander was born at glengyre kirkcolm on 12.2.1806.
they were both born about 1770.
thank you in advance .
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Re: help me find john kerr please
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 14 January 10 13:25 GMT (UK) »
Hi Elaine,

I noticed this in the Kirkcolm MI's

--is the burial p(l)--e -- --hn M---(e)e --- -eparted ----(li)-- -he 9th ---------- ---- aged 48y---- (also Marion Carnochan his spouse who died the ----- --------- aged -9 years. Also in memory of John McCree Esqr their son erector of this stone who departed this life in Stranraer on the 7th of November 1815 in the 49th year of his age. John Kerr farmer Glengyre who was 83 years life tenant of it died there in December 1845 aged 84 years. Also his spouse Jean McCree died here aged 72 years.

The Glengyre fitted and Johns age near enough, wifes name not Margaret though (2nd wife?).

Hope it helps :)

Terry

I notice he was in Glengyre in 1841 with his son Alexander and aged 79 so the age above fits.
g grandfather Thomas Borthwick 11/11/1882 - KIA 25/9/1915 aged 33 Kings Own Scottish Borderers

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Robert Johnstone Borthwick 1898 - KIA 24/3/1918 aged 21 North Staffordshire Regiment

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Re: help me find john kerr please
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 14 January 10 18:17 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I came across an entry for the death of Alexander's son William in 1840. I had wondered if he would have been buried with his grandparents, but it looks less likely after Terry's posting.
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~leighann/parishes/kirkcolm/deaths/1840_41.html

There is a possible entry on there for Margaret (it is under Mrs Kerr from Glengyre)
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~leighann/parishes/kirkcolm/deaths/1836_37.html

Death entries for children of John Kerr and Margaret Neilson
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~leighann/parishes/kirkcolm/deaths/1798_99.html
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~leighann/parishes/kirkcolm/deaths/1802_03.html
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~leighann/parishes/kirkcolm/deaths/1850_51.html

Hope this helps

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help me find john kerr please
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 14 January 10 19:24 GMT (UK) »
Hi Terry and Kirsty
than you very much for your help.
I will look over all this stuff tomorrow too tired tonight to take it all in!
thanks again I appreciate your help.
regards
Elaine
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Re: help me find john kerr please
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 13 January 11 17:35 GMT (UK) »
Hi Elaine I have a Mary kerr born 1773 in Kirkmaiden married to Hamilton Agnew, died 1857 Whithorn . On her death cert it gives her father as John Kerr  farm labourer and mother Mary Dunse both deceased by 1857 ,wonder if any of this links check my tree on ancestry (McCoskry)
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« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 08 June 16 05:05 BST (UK) »
Hello, John Kerr & Margaret Neilson were the parents of my GGF Hugh Kerr born in 1801 he married Ann McCartney in 1826 Kirkcolm.
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« Reply #6 on: Sunday 12 June 16 13:51 BST (UK) »
thank you for your reply , but I am still not sure I have the right John Kerr ....
I need to do more research !
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