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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #27 on: Monday 15 October 18 14:03 BST (UK) »
I'm not sure this will from Alexander Laird is entirely in Latin. I have attached a screen shot.

There is an ancestry .com record (Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910) of a marriage in Dunbarney of 'Alexr. Laird and Margaret Andersonn' dated 23rd January 1610.

Possibly this Margaret Anderson:
"Margaret Anderson Baptism Date: 29 Aug 1585
Baptism Place:    Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Father:    Robert Anderson
Mother:    Marion Portar ".

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #28 on: Monday 15 October 18 17:14 BST (UK) »
It is interesting that there is a Jean Gray ,wife of James Laird. I have noticed Mary Gray b1540 of Grey House, Buttergask, Perth, was grandmother of Sir Alexander Irvine b1580.

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #29 on: Monday 15 October 18 19:04 BST (UK) »
I'm not sure this will from Alexander Laird is entirely in Latin. I have attached a screen shot.
No, it's not all in Latin. I can read a few of the words.

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There is an ancestry .com record (Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910) of a marriage in Dunbarney of 'Alexr. Laird and Margaret Andersonn' dated 23rd January 1610.

Possibly this Margaret Anderson:
"Margaret Anderson Baptism Date: 29 Aug 1585
Baptism Place:    Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Father:    Robert Anderson
Mother:    Marion Portar ".
Possibly, but not very likely. Dunfermline is some way from Dunbarney, and just because there is only one person who might match is a very long way from meaning that it is the right person. Only a few baptisms in a small number of parishes were recorded in the 16th century.

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #30 on: Monday 15 October 18 20:02 BST (UK) »
Margaret's son David Laird was born only 20 miles away from Dunfermline

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #31 on: Monday 15 October 18 23:37 BST (UK) »
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and just because there is only one person who might match is a very long way from meaning that it is the right person.

I didn't say there is only one person

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #32 on: Sunday 13 January 19 12:02 GMT (UK) »
Have any of you that have Robert Laird and Margaret Cowan as ancestors taken a DNA test?

I have taken the ancestry DNA test. It seems many of my DNA matches have Irwin as shared surnames.

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Re: Laird & McLuckie
« Reply #33 on: Monday 01 July 19 08:07 BST (UK) »
I have Agnes Rae born 1771 who married Colin Mcluckie, one of their children Agnes Mcluckie born 1806 in Bothkennar married Thomas Ure 1 Oct 1826, their daughter Margaret Ure  married my third great uncle Thomas Cowan.  I also have laird, Graham, Ferguson and Hotchkiss in my family tree.