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Offline Matimi

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Alexander Russell & Beatrix Tait
« on: Wednesday 27 January 16 15:19 GMT (UK) »
I am looking for information as to the parentage of Alexander Russell & Beatrix Tait, who married 18 June 1663, in Chirnside.  Alexander is my direct ancestor and has been a brick wall for myself and other "cousins" researching this line.  I have a heavy Scotch background with Lindsay, MacDonald, McEwan, Jardine, Crockett, Marshall, Sylvester, Alexander and others.  My Russell's came from the Berwickshire , Lanarkshire area.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Alexander Russell & Beatrix Tait
« Reply #1 on: Friday 27 January 17 03:52 GMT (UK) »
Hi interested do you have John Crockett, Margaret Young, Robert Marshall immigrated on "Lovely Nelly" private vessel to PEI Canada then into Nova Scotia.thank you Barbara

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Re: Alexander Russell & Beatrix Tait
« Reply #2 on: Friday 27 January 17 13:29 GMT (UK) »
That far back can be awkward, but worth having a look - have you checked the naming pattern of their children, to see if it adheres to the Traditional Name Patterns, it can help a lot, also check their middle name, because they can suggest a material line.

Have you checked neighbouring towns/villages/parish cemeteries - there is a few

Depending on Alexander's occupation they could have moved around the area a bit - especially, if in agriculture with the hiring