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Isabella Inkster         Westness

F. Hugh  Inkster

b. 1877 in Unst, Shetland

M. Isabella Kirkness

d. 1942 (age 65) in Kirkwall
 

m.  Andrew William Sinclair, Shepherd, Old School, Westside on 13.6.1901 in Rousay

     b. 4.8.1865 in Unst, Shetland
     d. 1946 (age 80) in Unst, Shetland

 

Issue

Anthony Sinclair

b. 24.6.1903

Weisdale, Shetland

       

 

Isabella Sinclair

b. 16.11.1904

Weisdale, Shetland

    d. 1996 (age 91) Aberdeen
       

 

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Sinclair

b. 1.8.1906

Unst, Shetland

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John Inkster     Saviskaill

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Giles Mainland

 

Issue

Mary Inkster

b. 5.11.1813

Rousay           d. USA

 

Robert Inkster

b. 8.11.1815

Rousay

 

Balfour Inkster

b. 18.9.1819

Rousay

 

George Inkster

b. 1.11.1820

Rousay

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Mary Inkster     Saviskaill

F. John Inkster

b. 5.11.1813 in Rousay1813

M. Giles Mainland

d. USA

 

m.   David Gibson, Langskaill on 16.3.1837 in Rousay               .      Went to USA

 

Issue

James Gibson

b.

USA

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Janet Louttit             Faraclett

F. William Louttit

b. 19.1.1803 in Rousay

M. Isabella Craigie

d. 1863 (age 62) in Rousay

 

m.  William Corsie, Skaill, Westside.  

 

Issue

William Corsie

b. 25.3.1826

Rousay

 

Harriet Corsie

b. 19.2.1828      

Rousay

 

Eliza Corsie

b. 13.1.1830

Rousay

 

John Corsie

b. 22.1.1834

Rousay

 

Mary Corsie

b. 14.12.1831

Rousay

 

James Corsie

b. 14.7.1835

Rousay

 

Allan Corsie

b. c.1837

Rousay

 

Lydia Corsie

b. c.1854

Rousay

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John Logie     Geo, Westness          

F. NK

d. bet. 1841 & 1851 in Rousay

M. NK

m.   Mary Craigie, Whome on 1.3.1822 in Rousay.

       (1792 - 1876)

Issue Mary Logie b. 27.8.1821 Rousay
Betsy Logie b. 1822 Rousay

Barbara Logie

b. 14.3.1823

Rousay

 

Janet Logie

b. 8.7.1824

Rousay

 

John Logie

b. 8.1.1826

Rousay

 

Alexander Logie

b. 12.9.1827

Rousay

d. 1827 (age 0) Rousay

 

James Logie

b. 29.6.1829

Rousay 

m. Betty Gibson

 

William Logie

b. 27.4.1831

Rousay 

d. 1872 Rousay
m. Elizabeth Halcro      Issue: Elizabeth Logie

 

Robert Logie

b. 13.10.1833

 Rousay

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Robert Logie        Geo, later Old School, Westside.

F. John Logie

Shepherd at Westness 

b. 13.10.1833 in Rousay               

M. Mary Craigie

d. 30.12.1927 in Rousay  

m.  Mary Murray on 26.3.1855 in Rousay

      (1826 - 1906) 

Issue

Robert Logie

b. 2.10.1857

Rousay           

d. 1877 (age 19) Rousay

Mary Clementina Logie

b. 18.7.1859

Rousay    

Jessie Ann Logie

b. 7.12.1861

Rousay           

d. 1960 (age 98) Rousay
Eliza Logie b. 12.5.1864 Rousay           
d. 1886 (age 21) Rousay
Harriet Henrietta Logie b. 14.1.1866 Rousay      
d. 26.11.1894 Rousay

 

m. Alexander Learmonth Reid

 

   

 

James Logie

b. 27.2.1868

Rousay          

d. 1884 (age 16) Rousay

 

John Logie

b. 13.18.1871

Rousay

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John Logie   Geo, Westness

F. John Logie

b. 8.1.1826 in Rousay

M. Mary Craigie

d. 1917 (age 91) in Rousay

m. 1)   Cecilia Gibson, Vacquoy on 28.4.1854 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Cecilia Gibson

 

 

m. 2)   Jane Harcus, Blowhigh, in 1876 in Rousay

 

Issue

Alexander Logie

b.1878

   

d.10.12.1954  (age 75) Rousay        Unmarried

 

Mary Logie

b. 1878

Rousay 

d. 1960 (age 82) Rousay
m. John Davidson
Lizzie Logie b. 1883 Rousay

 

d.18.3.1918 (age 35)

Rousay

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John Logie     Myres

F. Robert Logie

b.13.10.1871 in Rousay

M. Mary Murray

d. 26.11.1958 (age 87) in Rousay

 

m.   Mary Jane Inkster , Geo, Westness, in 1897 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for Mary Jane Inkster

 

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Mary Craigie                      Whome

F. Drummond Craigie

b. 1792 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

d. 1876 (age 84) in Rousay

 

m.   John Logie, Geo, Westness on 1.3.1822 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for John Logie

 

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Peter Reid                        Garson, Westside

F. George Reid

b. 15.6.1810 in Rousay

M. Barbara Logie

d. 5.9.1879 (age 69) in Rousay

 

m.   Mary Louttit on 20.2.1840 in Rousay     

 

Issue

Elizabeth Traill Reid

b. 16.6.1841

Rousay

d. 28.10. 1863 (age 22) Glasgow

 

Mary Reid

b. 7.12.1842

Rousay

Peter Reid b. 22.1.1847 Rousay

 

d. 5.6.1872 (age 25)

Rousay

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John Kirkness     Grain       Stonemason

F. James Kirkness

b. 20.11.1856 in Rousay     

M. Grace Craigie

d. 1884 (age 27) in Rousay

 

m.   Isabella Mainland, Gorehouse.        Her first marriage

Issue John Kirkness b. 1880 Rousay        
d. 1903 (age 22)   Rousay          Unmarried
Mary Jemima Kirkness b. 1881 Rousay         
d. 1915 (age 33) Rousay
  m. Charles Louttit, shepherd at Westness, killed in WW 1.

 

 

John Kirkness b. 1856 built a new house at Grain but died shortly afterwards.

The Louttits were the last people to live in the old Westside school.

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Janet Alexander     Breckan

F. James Alexander

b. 11.10.1811 in Rousay

M. Barbara Marwick

d. 8.11.1902 (age 91) in Rousay

 

m.  David Clouston, Moan, on 7.1.1831 in Rousay

 

Issue

John Clouston

b. 12.8.1831

Rousay

 

Mary Clouston

b. 16.6.1833   

Rousay

 

James Clouston

b. 8.9.1835

Rousay

     

 

Betty Clouston

b. 1837

Rousay
    d. 1931 (age 93) Rousay
       

 

David Clouston

b. 1839

Rousay

       

 

Ann Clouston

b. 16.7.1844

Rousay

    d.  1907 (age 63) Orphir
       

 

Magnus Clouston

b. 23.8.1847

Rousay

    d. 28.12.1932 (age 85) Evie
    Had a shop in Evie  
       

 

William Clouston

b. 18.5.1850

Rousay

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William Alexander,   Breckan, later Sanday

F. James Alexander

b. 3.1.1845 in Rousay

M. Isabella Louttit

d. 20.12.1928 (age 83) in Sanday

 

m.   Margaret Gibson, Sketquoy on 1.6.1866 in Rousay

 

Issue

James Alexander

b. 28.3.1867

Rousay

 

Margaret Alexander

b. 28.3.1869

Rousay

 

Isabella Alexander

b. 12.7.1871

Sanday

d. 11.2.1902 (age 30) Eday

 

Mary Alexander

b. 1873

Sanday

 

Williamina Alexander

b. 1..11.1874

Sanday

d. 5.6.1903 (age 28) Sanday

 

Ann Alexander

b. 1877

Rousay

d. 1910 (age 33) Sanday

 

Janet Alexander

b. 1875

Rousay

d. 28.3.1878 (age 2) Sanday

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Margaret Gibson     Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

b. 2.11.1836 in Rousay

M. Janet Craigie

d. 30.7.1878 (age 41) in Sanday

 

m.   William Alexander, Breckan, later Sanday on 1.6.1866 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Alexander

 

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Mary Alexander     Sanday

F. William Alexander

b. 3.3.1873 in Sanday

M. Margaret Gibson

d. 1954 (age 81) in Harray

 

m.  George Slater on 6.11.1901 in Sanday

 

Issue

John Miller Slater

1903

Sanday

 

Maggie Gibson Slater

1905

Sanday

 

William Alexander Slater

1907

Sanday

 

George Slater

1909

Sanday      d. 1910      
     

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John Miller Slater     Sanday

F. George Slater

b. 1903 in Sanday

M. Mary Alexander

d. 1991 (age 88) in Kirkwall

m.  Mary Thomson in 1927 in Sanday

 

Issue

Jemima (Mimes) Slater

1929

Sanday

 

Alma Slater

1934

Sanday

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Maggie Gibson Slater       Sanday

F. George Slater

b. 1905 in Sanday

M. Mary Alexander

d. 1978 (age 73) in Sanday
 

m.  Robert Muir in 1934 in Sanday

 

Issue

Ian Muir     

                                 b. 1935   Sanday

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Jemima (Mimes) Slater     Sanday , later Finstown

F. John M. Slater

b. 1929 in Sanday

M. Mary Thomson

 

m.  James Manson, Heddon, Finstown in 1955 in Sanday

 

Issue

Mary Manson

 

 

 

Isabel Manson

b. 24.2.1964

 

 

Margaret Manson

b. 24.2.1964

Twin of Isabel

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James Craigie

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Barbara Craigie on 13.2.1838 in Rousay

 

Issue

Mary Craigie

b. 13.10.1838

Rousay

 

Harriet Craigie

b. 3.9.1840

Rousay

m. James Couper of Pretty in 1862.
       P:  James Couper and Betsy Craigie.     See

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Mary Craigie               Barebraes, Sourin

F. James Craigie

b. 13.8.1838 in Rousay

M. Barbara Craigie

d. 1904 (age 65) in Rousay

 

m.   Malcolm Leonard, Grips, later Quoys, Sourin in 1862 in Stromness

 

Issue

See entry for Malcolm Leonard

 

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Charlotte Gibson       Sketquoy

F. Hugh Gibson

b. 1794 in Rousay 

M. Janet Inkster

d. 1874 (age 80) in Rousay

m.  William Craigie, Onzibist, Egilsay in 1822 in Rousay.  William lived 1778 to 1862

      b. 1778 in Rousay

      d. 1862 (age 84) in Rousay 

Issue

William Craigie

b. 8.11.1823

Rousay

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 27.9.1825

Rousay

 

Janet Inkster Craigie

b. 12.12.1827

Rousay

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 20.4.1830

Rousay

 

James Gardner Craigie

b. 6.7.1832

Rousay

Mary Craigie b. 1837 Rousay

 

d. 1859 (age 22)    

Rousay

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Janet Mainland       Bu, Wyre

F. Nicol Mainland

b. 25.2.1818 in Wyre 

M. Ann C. Mainland

d. 1879 (age 61) in Wyre

 

m.    Magnus Mainland, Testaquoy, later Cavit, on 21.2.1845 in Wyre 

 

Issue

Margaret Mainland

b. 21.5.1846

Wyre

 

William Mainland

b. 1.10.1847

Wyre

 

Janet Mainland

b. 1.5.1855

Wyre
       
  Anne Mainland b. 27.1.1858 Rousay
    d. 1938 (age 80) Eday
    m. James Sabiston in 1886 in Rousay 

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Grace Craigie            Deithe

F. Hugh Craigie

b. 20.4.1820 in Rousay

M. Isabel Craigie

d. 1883 (age 63) in Rousay

 

m.   James Kirkness, Grain on 7.7.1842 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Kirkness

 

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Martha Mainland       Avalsay

F. Leslie Mainland

b. 16.6.1830 in Rousay       

M. Jean Mainland

d. 10.11.1866 (age 36) in Rousay

 

m.   William Craigie, Laro on 22.11.1853 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Craigie

 

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Thomas Craigie     Negar, Wasbyster

F. NK

 

M. NK

m.  Maren Marwick

 

Issue

Jean Craigie

b. 19.9.1797

Rousay

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 20.3.1800

Rousay

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 19.8.1802

Rousay

 

Janet Craigie

b. 23.10.1814

Rousay

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Jean Craigie

F. Thomas Craigie

b. 19.7.1797 in Rousay

M. Maren Marwick

 

m.   James Craigie, Claybank        His second marriage

 

Issue

See entry for James Craigie,

 

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Barbara Marwick

F. Magnus Marwick

b. 1782 in Rousay

M. Christy Craigie

d. 1872 (age 90) in Rousay

 

m.   James Alexander, Cubidy, on 2.12.1810 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for James Alexander

 

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Isabel Marwick

F. Magnus Marwick

 

M. Christy Craigie

m.   William Craigie, Nears in 1809

 

Issue

See entry for William Craigie,

 

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Helen Marwick        Hanover

F. William Marwick

b. 1854 in Rousay

M. Helen B Grieve

d. 1933 (age 78) in Rousay

 

m.   William Logie, latterly at Rousay Pier in 1888 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for William Logie

 

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Hugh Stevenson,        Stronsay, later NZ

F. Robt. Stevenson

b. 3.11.1903 in Egilsay

M. Margt. Robertson

d. 1981 in NZ

 

m.  Annie J Richardson (Wilson) in NZ

 

Issue

Antony Stevenson

m. Gwenyth J Hall,  5 children

    Killed in a plane crash in the Antarctic on 28.11.1979 when  an
Air NZ sightseeing flight crashed into Mount Erebus killing
all passengers and crew

 

Margaret Stevenson

 m. Donald Hathaway,  2 children

 

Gordon Douglas Stevenson

b. 29.11.1941

 

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Gordon D Stevenson            Auckland, NZ

F. Hugh Stevenson

b. 29.11.1941

M. Annie J. Richardson

 

m.  Suzanne Marie Robertson in 1966

 

Issue

Simone Stevenson

b. 13.11.1970

NZ

 

Matthew Stevenson

b. 13.8.1973

NZ

 

Hamish Stevenson

b. 10.12 1978

NZ

 

This family at Albany, NZ in 1989Later at Taupo.

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William Flett Craigie     Geo

F. James Craigie

b. 1852 in Stromness

M. Barbara Craigie

d. 4.7.1910 (age 57) in Lerwick, Shetland
 

m.  Isabella Leonard on 14.11.1872 in Harray

 

Issue

William Craigie

b. 13.10.1874

Rousay

       

 

James Craigie

b. 30.8.1876

Rousay

    d. 1976 (age 99) Aberdeen
       
  Isabella Craigie b. 24.1.1879 Rousay

 

 

d. 1947 (age 57)

Rousay

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William Craigie     Standcrown

F. William Craigie

b. 1874 in Rousay

M. Isabella Leonard

d. 1975 (age 90) in Rousay

 

m.   Margaret Leonard, Grips in 1894 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for  Margaret Leonard

 

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John Craigie                  Myres

F. John Craigie

b. 24.2.1826 in Rousay

M. Marian Louttit

d. 22.2.1911 (age 85) in Savoch, Aberdeenshire

 

m.   Margaret Inkster, Quoys, Sourin on 26.1.1860 in Rousay

 

Issue

John Craigie

b. 24.6.1860

Rousay

d. 16.4.1903 Unst, Shetland              Unmarried

 

Margaret Gibson Craigie

b. 3.11.1861

Rousay

This family went to Shetland.  

William Craigie b. 27.5.1865 Unst, Shetland
Ann Cameron Mowat Craigie b. 25.10.1866 Unst, Shetland
James Jaffray Craigie b. 28.9.1868 Unst, Shetland
Mary Jane Craigie b. 19.9.1870 Unst, Shetland

Isabella Craigie

b. 16.4.1872

Unst, Shetland

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Margaret Inkster     Grips

F. William Inkster

b. 25.7.1832 in Rousay

M. Margaret Gibson

d. 1.11.1908 (age 75) in Tarves, Aberdeenshire

 

m.   John Craigie, Myres, later in Shetland, on 26.1.1860 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry above for John Craigie

 

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William Marwick     Oot-o-dikes, Sowrine F. James Marwick
b. c1781 in Westray       M. Ann Mainland
d. 1868 (age 87) in Rousay  
 
m.  Jean Work on 9.3.1816 in Rousay
       

Issue

James Marwick

b. 9.12.1816

Rousay

Ann Marwick b. 10.10.1818 Rousay
William Marwick b. 8.10.1820 Rousay
  John Marwick b. 4.8.1822 Rousay
  David Marwick b. 16.7.1825 Rousay
  Alexander Marwick b. 3.2.1828 Rousay
   
Jane Marwick b. 24.4.1829 Rousay
m. James Cormack from Eday on 12.2.1852 in Rousay
Betty Yorston Marwick b. 4.7.1831 Rousay
Samuel Marwick b. 12.8.1834 Rousay
Elizabeth Marwick b. 29.4.1838 Rousay         m. William Harrold
 
  James and Jane Cormack had a daughter Maggie m. William Cassie who was at Moa, Rendall, and later in Aberdeen(shire). Three of their children were Jennie who married James Pearson of Vacquoy, William (died 1952) who had a son William who was a piano tuner, and Lizzie who married a Cormack.

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John Marwick     Outerdykes          A miller.

F. William Marwick

Later at Hanover and then at Cuppar, Evie.

M. Jean Work

b. 4.8.1822 in Rousay

d. 25.3.1896 (age 73) in Rousay

 

m.  Margaret Costie on 29.12.1846 in Rousay  

Issue

Betsy Marwick

b. 6.1.1848

Rousay

d. 1921 (age 73) Rousay

 

John Marwick

b. 21.10.1849

Rousay

 

James Marwick

b. 22.11.1851

Rousay

d. 1935 (age 83) NZ      Unmarried
Hugh Marwick b. 1854 Evie
David Marwick b. 1856 Evie
Margaret Marwick b. 19,6,1859 Evie
d. 1888 (age 28) Evie (Scarle tFever)

 

Jane Marwick

 b. 7.6.1863

Evie
m. John Reid.  Issue Margaret Reid & Mary Reid.

 

Mary Anne Marwick

b. 30.4.1866

Evie

d. 6.12.1890 (age 24) Evie
     
  The four brothers emigrated to NZ where there are many descendants.  These are seen on a family tree compiled by Mrs Lorraine Marwick, of Hokitika, West Coast, NZ in 1987 which is incorporated in this record.

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James Alexander           Burness

F. Magnus Alexander

b. 1854 in Rousay

M. Margaret Inkster

d. 1940 (age 86) in Rousay

 

m.   Sarah Ann Marwick, Whitemeadows in 1899 in Rousay               No issue

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William Mainland     Midskaill, Egilsay       

F. James Mainland

b. 3.6.1826 in Egilsay

M. Isobel Bews

d. 26.12.1889 (age 63) in Rousay
 

m.   Helen Shearer on 17.12.1874 in Eday.     Ellen died in 1923.

       b. 1847 in Rousay

       d. 1923 (age 76) in Rousay

       

Issue

William Mainland

b. 2.10.1875

Rousay

    d.1941 (age 76) Evie
       

 

Jessie Isabella Mainland

b. 21.1.1878

Rousay

    d. 1938 (age 60) Kirkwall
       

 

Helen Mainland

b. 9.5.1880

Rousay

       

 

Margaret Pearson Mainland

b. 16.6.1882

 Rousay

    d. 1969 (age 86) Kirkwall
       

 

Jemima Houston Mainland

b. 29.3.1885

Rousay

       
  Mary Ann Mainland b. 4.6.1888 Rousay

 

 

d. 1962 (age 74)

Evie

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Helen Mainland        Midskaill, Egilsay

F. William Mainland

b. 9.5.1880 in Rousay

M. Ellen Shearer

d. 1967 (age 86) in Kirkwall

 

m.   David Inkster, Geo, Westness in 1911 in Rousay

 

Issue

See entry for  David Inkster

 

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Jean Reid     Garson, Westside

F. George Reid

b. 10.4.1813 in Rousay

M. Barbara Logie

d. 25.12.1862 (age 49) in Rousay

 

m.  John Harcus on 11.1.1838 in Rousay      See

 

Issue

John Harcus

b. 24.10.1838

Rousay

 

James Harcus

b. 2.8.1840

Rousay

 

Jane Harcus

b.17.8.1842

Rousay

     
  Henrietta Traill Harcus b. 26.3.1845 Rousay
    d. 21.4.1834 (age 89)
   

m. Robert Pearson, Kirkgate on 29.11.1872 in Rousay

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Jane Harcus     Blowhigh

F. John Harcus

b.17.8.1842 in Rousay

M. Jean Reid

d. 1930 (age 88) in Rousay

 

m.   John Logie in 1876 in Rousay          His second marriage.

 

Issue

See entry for John Logie

 

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Mary Craigie          North Culdigo, Egilsay

F. John Craigie

b. 6.7. 1838 in Rousay

M. Barbara Barnet

 

Issue James Craigie b. 24.6.1870 Rousay

 

 

d. 1917 (age 46)

Rousay

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Robert Craigie             North Culdigo

F. John Craigie

b. 25.6.1844 in Rousay

M. Barbara Barnet

d. 1951 (age 71) in Rousay

 

m.  Mary Lennie on 14.12.1871 in Kirkwall

 

Issue

Robert Craigie

b. 21.9.1872

Rousay

    d. 1.5.1942 Wayne, Michigan, USA
       
 

Thomina Craigie

b. 20.1.1874

Rousay

 

John Craigie

b. 23.7.1875

Rousay

 

Thomas Craigie

b. 11.7.1876

Rousay

 

Barbara Craigie

b. 27.1.1878

Rousay

 

William Craigie

b. 13.11.1879

Rousay

 

Alexander Craigie

b. 13.8.1882

Rousay

 

Hugh Craigie

b. 3.2.1886

Rousay

 

Mary Craigie

b. 27.7.1890

Rousay

 

James Craigie

b. 5.2.1893

Rousay

       

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