Alexander Gray

(circa September 1730 - )
FatherJohn Gray1 (say 1700 - aft. 1749)
MotherMargaret Fowler (say 1705 - aft. 1749)
Relationship7th great-uncle of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Alexander Gray was born cir. Sep 1730 South Dun(n), Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.1 He was baptized on 4 Sep 1730 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; no mother listed, certainly father John in same place as rest of children's baptisms. Entry reads: John Gray in South dun had a child baptized called Alexander Wit; Alexander Sutherland and David B[?] both there.2,1
     Alexander Gray married Elizabeth Sutherland on 21 Feb 1758 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI, entry reads: "Alexander Gray in Southdun and Elizabeth Sutherland in Newtown contracted in order to marriage and after ordinary proclamations and no objections offered, they were married Feby 21st 1758."3
     Alexander, son of John of Southdun, and Alexander of Southdun marrying Elizabeth SUTHERLAND are assumed to be one and the same person because of the Southdun connection, and names of Alexander and Elizabeth's children.4

Family

Elizabeth Sutherland (say 1735 - )
Children
  • Margaret Gray5 (cir. Mar 1759 - )
  • John Gray6 (cir. Apr 1761 - )
  • Alexander Gray7 (cir. Jan 1763 - bet. 1804 - 1841)
ChartsGRAY
Last Edited14 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Bap. 1730 Alexander GRAY, extracted Nov 2003.
  2. GRAY, International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 21 Feb 1758 Alexander GRAY & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND, Watten, CAI, 042/00 0020 0255, copy d/loaded Jul 2013.
  4. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Jul 2013.
  5. Births deaths marriages index (pre 1855): Scotland, Birth/Bap.? 28 Mar 1759 Margaret d/o Alexander GRAY & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND, Watten, CAI, 042/00 0020 0010, extracted Jul 2013 , Microfiche and http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  6. Births deaths marriages index (pre 1855): Scotland, Birth/Bap.? 10 Apr 1761 John s/o Alexander GRAY & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND, Watten, CAI, 042/00 0020 0020, extracted Jul 2013 , Microfiche and http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  7. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 29 Jan 1763 Alexander s/o Alexander GRAY & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND, Watten, CAI, 042/00 0020 0031, copy d/loaded Jul 2013.

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.