John Gray1

(circa July 1751 - between 1751 and 1756)
FatherDonald Gray1,2 (cir. 1727 - aft. 1765)
MotherKathrin Morgan1,2 (say 1730 - aft. Aug 1765)
Relationship6th great-uncle of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     John Gray was born cir. Jul 1751 Houstry, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.2 He was baptized on 10 Jul 1751 Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; Entry for 10 Jul 1751 reads: Donald Gray in Houstry presented a child to be baptized begat there in fornication betwixt him and Kathrin Morgan called John Witnesses Hugh S(..)son in Sth Dun and David Sutherland in Back(lass). IGI entry has him as John Gray or Morgan (presumably because of the short time between marriage and John's christening and the f word in the entry, even though by this time Kathrin and Donald are married.)1,2
     John Gray was estimated to have died bet. 1751 - 1756 ?Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, (assumed from baptism of the 2nd John.)2,3
ChartsAncestors & siblings of Les Henderson
Last Edited9 Dec 2012


  1. GRAY, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap 1751 John GRAY or MORGAN, Batch C110422-?-990557, searched Nov 2002.
  2. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Bap 1751 John GRAY, extracted Nov 2003.
  3. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Bap. John GRAY 1756, extracted Nov 2003.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.