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Elspit Kennedy born about 1756 Stroma
« on: Sunday 10 March 13 09:36 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help find a record of the birth of Elspit / Elizabeth Kennedy probably born on Stroma in the parish of Canisbay about 1756

She marries David Rosie 06/07/1774 the entry reads "both of this parish" I have OPR

They have at least the following children

Isabella  26/06/1775  I have this OPR my line is descended from Isabella
Murdoch 17/03/1782  [surname given as Rosy]
Mary  24/06/1784
John 14/07/1786
Bessy 02/10/1787
Elizabeth 29/08/1791

I suspect there are possibly at least 1 or 2 others between Isabella and Murdoch

David Rosie her husband is the son of Murdoch Rosie and Margaret Jack and was baptised 08/03/1749 I have the OPR

and his father is possibly Murdoch Rosie born 05/07/1713 (recorded as Mordow Rosie) I have OPR

please also note there is almost certainly another couple called Murdoch Rosie and Margaret Jack who have children in Stroma in the 1770s, this couple cannot be Davids Father as they would be about 6 years of age when David was Born.

In the 1841 census an Elizabeth Rosie aged 80 is living alone on Stroma and is listed as a pauper

at the moment I do not when or where either Elizabeth or David died

Any information on the Kennedy or Rosies which seems relevant will be gratefully accepted