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STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« on: Friday 17 April 15 22:03 BST (UK) »
Hi Everyone

I'm needing some help off some of my friends on here.

I'm currently working on my fathers side of the tree and drawing some serious blanks.

I've got James Strachan (Born 1804 in Forres, Moray) married to Margaret Harris (b.1809-1875)

His father was James Strachan who married Margaret Smith (b1770 - d1867). in Rafford, Forres, Scotland
Nov 29 1797. I've been unable to establish anything else about James. No birth dates, no death dates and I have also been unable to establish the younger James death date.

Can anyone give me some help. I've been on Scotlands People and also Familysearch and ancestry but cant find anything to help me.
McCARROLL, MCCARDLE, COX, STRACHAN, CALDWELL, RAMAGE, WOOD, JOHNSTON

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Re: STRACHANS FROM FORRES MORAY 1800'S
« Reply #1 on: Friday 17 April 15 23:21 BST (UK) »
Have you tried Moray Council's free Libindx site? It allows you to search for folk from the area.

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Re: STRACHANS FROM FORRES MORAY 1800'S
« Reply #2 on: Monday 20 April 15 23:36 BST (UK) »
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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 22 April 15 22:24 BST (UK) »
I've had a look on it but unfortunately I'm no further forward.....
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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 29 April 15 09:02 BST (UK) »
The younger James died sometime between 1830 and 1834 in Hamilton, Glasgow. His son Peter Strachan was born 17th May 1830 in Hamilton (indexed as Strachine in the 1841 Census) and James was not described as "deceased" then. His widow Margaret Martin married another Journeyman Shoemaker named Robert Martin. Their marriage was proclaimed in Hamilton on 15th December 1834. Hope this helps. Regards, Alastair MacDonald
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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 29 April 15 10:41 BST (UK) »
His baptism is on Scotlands People, the only one that comes up with name, 1804 date and Moray county search.
19-4-1804 James Strachan at Forres parents James Strachan and Margaret Smith.
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AREA, Nottinghamshire. Lincolnshire. Staffordshire. Leicestershire, Morayshire.
An(t)(c)liff(e).Faulkner. Mayfield. Cant. Davison. Caunt. Trigg. Rawding. Buttery. Rayworth. Pepper. Otter. Whitworth. Gray. Calder. Laing. Wright. Jackson. Taylor.
Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #6 on: Friday 01 May 15 08:13 BST (UK) »
Thank you both so much for this information. I don't have an issue buying credits for Scotland's people - I'm just not very good at searching it and end up wasting a lot of time and money chasing the wrong leads.

The information you have given is brilliant - There is stil the mystery of James death between 1830 - 1834 - any ideas how I can dig up some info on this?

Also there's mention of his grand parents james strachan and margaret smith in Forres Moray - Can anyone help me trace this line any further back, or at least point me in a direction?

Thanks again everyone

P
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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #7 on: Friday 01 May 15 10:33 BST (UK) »
Death and Burial Scotlands People searched 1828-1854
Glasgow
24-10-1840 James Strachan   644/01/0550/0271
29-1-1848 James Strachan other names James Strachan   644/01/0570/0159
AREA, Nottinghamshire. Lincolnshire. Staffordshire. Leicestershire, Morayshire.
An(t)(c)liff(e).Faulkner. Mayfield. Cant. Davison. Caunt. Trigg. Rawding. Buttery. Rayworth. Pepper. Otter. Whitworth. Gray. Calder. Laing. Wright. Jackson. Taylor.
Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
Beckett. Heald. Pilkington. Arnold. Hall. Willows. Dring. Newcomb. Hawley. Beardall. Mabbott.

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Re: STRACHANS from Forres Moray 1800'S
« Reply #8 on: Friday 01 May 15 10:56 BST (UK) »
Just double checking, on Ancestry
James Strachan baptism Forres Moray 19 Feb 1804
born 16 Feb 1804
 parents James Strachan and Margaret Smith

Marriage Forres
James Strachan and Margaret Smith 29 Nov 1797
AREA, Nottinghamshire. Lincolnshire. Staffordshire. Leicestershire, Morayshire.
An(t)(c)liff(e).Faulkner. Mayfield. Cant. Davison. Caunt. Trigg. Rawding. Buttery. Rayworth. Pepper. Otter. Whitworth. Gray. Calder. Laing. Wright. Jackson. Taylor.
Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
Beckett. Heald. Pilkington. Arnold. Hall. Willows. Dring. Newcomb. Hawley. Beardall. Mabbott.