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Family [F3]

GREGG

Parents

Robert GREGG {M} [P9] = Izabella MURDOCH {F} [P10]

Married EST 1788, Dalmellington Ayrs

Robert GREGG

Born 1766, Dalmellington Ayrs
Died 8 Oct 1845, Dalmellington
Buried Dalmellington Old Churchyard
SOURCE: MI-Dalmelling'+Estate Invent
See notes F3.Uncertain as to Roberts parents but Robert may have been a brother to Ivie Gregg[school master] who married Elspeth McCullock on 9th November 1776 and/or Agnes who married William McClatchie.

Source Ref. John B Greig Surrey England 2003:
Inventory of estate of Robert Greig of parish of Dalmellington, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories, 30 Mar 1848, www.scottishdocuments.com, SC6/44/16. "... At Ayr the thirtieth day of March One thousand eight hundred & forty eight years ... Appeared Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham son of the deceased Robert Greig residing in Dalmellington parish of Dalmellington & County of Ayr who being solemnly sworn & examined depones that the said last mentioned Robert Greig died on the ninth day of October Eighteen hundred & forty five years ...". Note discrepancy of 1 day with gravestone information.

Found on the 1842 Roll of Male Heads of Families in the Parish of Dalmellington, in full Communion with the Church. Entry no. 37 Robert Gregg Dalmellington (http://fp.ayrshireroots.plus.com/Towns/Dalmellington/Dalmellington%201842.htm)

Izabella MURDOCH

Alias Izabella GREGG (EST 1788)
Born 1764, Outside of Ayrshire Ref 1841Census
Died 28 Apr 1845, Dalmellington Ayrs
Buried Dalmellington Old Churchyard
SOURCE: Grave-Dalmellinton
See notes F3.

Children

William GREIG {M} [P1575]

Born AFT 1788, Kirkcudbright?

James GREGG {M} [P13] = Jane GEMMEL {F} [P14] > Family [F4]

Married 21 Sep 1825, Greenock Renfrews Scotland IGI M11564-8

James GREGG

Born 1791, Dalmellington ? Ayrs
Died 2 Aug 1842, Port Glasgow
OCCUPATION: Shipsmaster
SOURCE: IGI/MI-Dalmell/ Est Inventory
See notes [F3].
Also: David Greig Will & Inventory, Date: 18 Aug 1835, Place: Pennyarthur, Ayrshire, Scotland: URL: < www.scottishdocuments.com >

Jane GEMMEL

Alias Jane GREGG (21 Sep 1825)
Born 1797, Ochiltree? Ayrs
Died 15 Mar 1848, Port Glasgow
SOURCE: MI-Dalmellington/Est Inventory
Janes parents not yet researched[ADG1997] but Jane may have been a sister to Alexander Gemmel who married Helen Gregg in Dalmellington 9 Sept 1823.

Robert GREIG {M} [P1576]

Born AFT 1791, Kirkcudbright?
OCCUPATION: Draper in Birmingham 1835-1848
SOURCE: Deed Bro David/Invntory father
SOURCES: Deed of Settlement of Brother David, Inventory of Estate of father Robert Gregg or Greig

n David Greig's Deed of Settlement there is : "... At Ayr the Thirteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty six Years. In presence of William Eaton Esquire Commifsary Depute of the Commifsariot of Ayrshire appeared Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham in Warwickshire in England who being solemnly sworn Depones that David Greig sometime Merchant in Dalmellington and residing in Pennyarthur in the County of Ayr, died at Pennyarthur on the eighteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty five Years and the deponent has entered upon the pofsefsion and management of the said defuncts personal estate as sole executor nominated and appointed in the Deed of Settlement executed by the faid David Greig dated the twenty eighth day of July Eighteen hundred and thirty five which is now exhibited and docqueted and signed by the Deponent and the faid Commifsary Depute of this date as relative hereto..."

David GREIG {M} [P12]

Born 1793, Dalmellington? Ayrs
Died 18 Aug 1835, Pennyarthur Dalmellington Ayrs Sc.
OCCUPATION: Merchant Died aged 42
SOURCE: MI-Dalmellington/Est Inventory
M.I Dalmellington (See notes Fam3) .& Inventory & Deed of Settlement 1836

**Source Ref John B Greig - Surrey 2002**
David Greig 13/8/1836 Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories 7 SC6/44/7 Merchant in Dalmellington Inventory and Deed of Settlement.
'Thirteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty six Years In presence of William Eaton Esquire Commifsary Depute of the Commifsariot of Ayrshire appeared Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham in Warwickshire in England who being solemnly sworn Depones that David Greig sometime Merchant in Dalmellington and residing in Pennyarthur in the County of Ayr, died at Pennyarthur on the eighteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty five Years and the deponent has entered upon the pofsefsion and management of the said defuncts personal estate as sole executor nominated and appointed in the Deed of Settlement executed by the faid David Greig dated the twenty eighth day of July Eighteen hundred and thirty five which is now exhibited and docqueted and signed by the Deponent and the faid Commifsary Depute of this date as relative hereto..."

[Page 911, Right hand page of register]
Inventory
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David Gregg
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At Ayr the thirteenth day of August One thou-:sand eight hundred and thirty six Years Com peared Hugh Reid Writer in Ayr who produced Inventory of the personal estate of the deceased David Greig after designed and also Deed of Settlement by faid defunct and of which inventory and Deed &c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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Deed of Settlement the tenor follows._Inventory of the Personal or Moveable Estate of the deceased David Greig sometime Merchant in Dalmellington and residing in Pennyarthur in the County of Ayr who died there on the eighteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty five Years faithfully made and given up by Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham in Warwickshire in England brother of the defunct and his sole executor nominated and appointed by his Deed of Settlement dated the twenty eighth day of July and year foresaid._ Primo Cash lying in the Repositories of the said  deceased David Greig at his death__________ 15,,_,,_ Secundo Household furniture and other effects  conform to Inventory & Valuation under the  hands of John Walker Jr & William Slofs[?]  Wright in Dalmellington__________________ 30,,19,,6 Tertio._ Sum in a Bill dated the 7 day of  August 1835 drawn by the faid David Greig  upon and accepted by David Weir Merchant  in Dalmellington. John Weir Merchant Old  Cumnock and David Weir Waterhead  Now Cumnock conjointly & severally payable  at twelve eighteen and twenty four months  after date by equal instalments_____________ 244,,10,,6 Quarto Book debts of the faid David Greig  as follows vizt
William Wight_______________ _,, 8,, _
George Gib[?]son____________ _,, 2,, 3
Mr. McClymont______________ _,, 5,, 6
James Murdoch______________ _,,17,,3½
John Murdoch_______________ _,,16,, 4
W. Kay_____________________ _,,17,,1½
Wm.Stevenson_______________ _,, 7,,_
Mr. Hoat____________________ _,, 2,, 3
John Bone__________________ _,, 8,, 5
John Smith_________________ _,, 1,, 9
Mr. Hoatson_________________ _,, 1,, 4
James &c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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James Stevenson_____________ _,,15,, 5
David Williamson____________ 2,, 1,, 8
Mr. Boyle___________________ _,, 2,, 7
William Good_______________ _,, 7,,_
A Gemmill__________________ --,, 6,,-- 7,,10,,10½ [sic]
Summa of this Inventory________ ____£298,,__,,10½ [sic]
N B. There are also due and owing to the defunct  in England certain sums which he cannot more  fully or accurately specify at present than as follows  not having the vouchers in Scotland vizt Ronald Good & John Jardine Dudley say__£650,,_,,_ (figned) Robert Greig Will Eaton. _ At Ayr the Thirteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty six Years In presence of William Eaton Esquire Commifsary Depute of the Commifsariot of Ayrshire appeared Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham in Warwickshire in England who being solemnly sworn Depones that David Greig sometime Merchant in Dalmellington and residing in Pennyarthur in the County of Ayr, died at Pennyarthur on the eighteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty five Years and the deponent has entered upon the pofsefsion and management of the said defuncts per :sonal estate as sole executor nominated and appointed in the Deed of Settlement executed by the faid David Greig dated the twenty eighth day of July Eighteen hundred and thirty five which is now exhibited and docqueted and signed by the Deponent and the faid Commifsary Depute of this date as relative hereto That the Deponent does not know of any Settlement or writing relative to the disposal of the faid deceaseds personal estate and Effects or any part of them other than that now exhibited. Depones that the Inventory hereto prefixed each page of which is signed by the Deponent and Commifsary Depute as relative hereto is a full and complete Inventory of the personal estate of the faid deceased David Greig wherever situated & belonging or due to him beneficially at the time of his death so far as the fame has come to the De&c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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Deponents knowledge and that the value of faid Estate situated in Scotland is of the value of £200 and under the value of £300._ All which is truth as the Deponent shall answer to God (figned) Robt.
Greig Will Eaton._ Written by Gavin McKerrow[?] Collated by Chas.[?] [illegible]
Settlement [????]le }
David Greig
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Know all men by these presents That I David Greig Merchant in Dalmellington residing in Penny- :arthur in the County of Ayr being resolved to settle my affairs and destine my property after my death
in that way which seems to me most proper so as to prevent all disputes which might then occur as to the succefsion to my means and estate; and for the love and favor which I have and bear to
Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham in Warwickshire my brother Do hereby with and under the burdens provisions and declarations after mentioned Dispone Convey and make over from me to and in favor of the faid Robert Greig my brother and his heirs & afsignees whomsoever all and Sundry goods & effects Gold and Silver coined or uncoined lying money bank notes and all debts and sums of money and other moveable or personal property whatever and wherever situated pertaining and belonging or which at my death may pertain and belong or be due and owing to me by whatever person or persons by bond bill note account decree pactim [?] promise or otherwise; with the said bonds bills accounts and other vouchers and instructions of the foresaid debts and other moveable property themselves and all that has followed or may be competent to follow thereon, and all action instance and execution competent therefor Dispensing with the generality hereof and admitting these presents to be as valid effectual and sufficient to all intents and purposes as if every particular of my faid means and estate were herein specially enumerated : Declaring always as it is hereby exprefsly provided and declared that these presents are granted in favour of the faid Robert Greig &c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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Greig my brother and his foresaids and to be accepted of by them with and under the burden not only of the pay-:ment of my whole just and lawful debts sickbed and funeral charges and expences but also under the special burden and provision of lodging in the Ayr Bank or (other) otherwise in :vesting or lending on good heritable security within six months after my death the sum of Four hundred pounds Sterling part of my means and estate hereby conveyed and that for and during the lives of Robert Greig and Isabella Murdoch or Greig residing in Pennyarthur my father and mother and the interest thereof shall be payable to the faid Robert Greig and Isabella Murdoch or Greig my father and mother during their joint lives, and to the survivor of them; at whose death and not till then the faid principal sum shall be payable to and upliftable by the faid Robert Greig my brother and also under the burden of the payment of the following Legacies which I hereby leave and bequeath as follows vizt To Jean Greig residing in Birm- :ingham my sister the sum of one hundred pounds Sterling and that at the end of six months after my death Item to James Dick and Robert Dick my nephews[?] residing in Burnside Carse parish of Coylton the fum of Fifty pounds Sterling each which sums shall be de-posited in the Ayr Bank or otherwise invested on good security at the end of six months after my death
and the Interest allowed to accumulate and the principal and Interest so accumulated upon each Legacy of Fifty pounds respectively shall be paid to the faid James Dick and Robert Dick upon their respectively arriving at the age of twenty one Years complete. Item to James Greig Shipmaster in Port Glasgow my brother the fum of Ten pounds Sterling and that at the end of six months after my death. Item to William Greig my brother if in life the fum of Five[?] pounds Sterling and that at the end of six months after my death : And I hereby Nominate Constitute and Appoint the faid Robert Greig my brother my sole Executor universal disponee and intromitter with my &c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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my whole goods effects debts and all other moveable or personal property whatever belonging to me at my death hereby Surrogating and Substituting the faid Robert Greig my brother and his foresaids in my full right & place of the premises from and after my death with power to them to give up Inventories and to obtain themselves duly confirmed in terms of law and to uplift sue for recover and discharge the faid several subjects hereby conveyed and in general to do every thing concerning the premises which may be necefsary or which I could have done myself while in life : Reserving neverthelefs not only my own free liferent use and enjoyment of my faid means estate before conveyed but also full power and liberty to me at any time of my life and even on deathbed to alter innovate or revoke these presents in whole or in part, and to make such Codicils thereto or other Deeds of Settlement in such manner as I may think proper : Declaring that these presents if not altered by me, or in so far as not altered shall have the effect of a delivered evident after my death where- ever found lying at the time thereof hereby dispensing with the not delivery and all objections respecting the
same. Consenting to the registration hereof in the Books of Council and fefsion or others competent therein to remain for preservation and for that purpose I Constitute
   Procurators In Witness Whereof these presents written on this and the two preceding pages of stampe paper by Hugh Reid Writer and Notary in Ayr are subscribed by me at Pennyarthur the twenty eighth day of July One thousand eight hundred and thirty five Years Before these Witnefses the faid Hugh Reid and James P aterson late in Dockans Inn now in Moat in Dalmellington (figned) David Greig Hugh Reid Witnefs James PatersonWitnefs._ Ayr 13 August 1836 This is the Deed of Settlement referred to in my oath emitted of this date before the Commifsary Depute of Ayrshire in giving up an inventory of the personal estate of the Testator now deceased (figned) &c Chas.[?] [illegible, signature of the collator]

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(figned) Robt Greig Will Eaton. _
Written by Gavin McKerrow[?] Collated by [illegible, signature of the collator]
[David Greig; 13/08/1836, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories, Inventory and Deed of Settlement, 7pp, Reference: SC6/44/7, Description: merchant in Dalmellington; www.scottishdocuments.com]

Margaret GREGG {F} [P11] = Andrew DICK {M} [P324] > Family [F100]

Married 3 May 1822, Coylton Ayrs Scotland IGI-M11583-4

Margaret GREGG

Alias Margaret DICK (3 May 1822)
Born 1797, Dalmellington? Ayrs
Died 15 Mar 1827, Dalmellington Ayrs
OCCUPATION: Died aged 30
SOURCE: Headstone-Dalmellington
See notes F3.

Andrew DICK

Born EST 1798, Coylton?

Jane GREIG {F} [P1574]

Born 5 Mar 1801, Carsphairn, Kirkcudbright IGI-C118604
OCCUPATION: Resident in Birmingham England 1835
SOURCE: Deed of Settlement-Bro. David
Jane GRIEG was born on 5 Mar 1801 in Carsphairn, Kirkcudbright,
Scotland to Robert Grieg and Isabella Murdoch
International Genealogical Index (R), Batch #: C118604, Source Call #:
1067973, 0102337, Printout Call #: 6901489, Dates: 1814 - .

Family

Gravestone at Dalmellington Old Churchyard[ADG1996]:' Sacred. To the memory of Margaret daughter of Robert Gregg who died the 15th March 1827 aged 30 years, and of his son David who died 27th August 1835 aged (42 To be re-checked) years and also of his son James Gregg Shipsmaster Port Glasgow who died the 2nd August 1842 aged 51 years and of his wife Izabella Murdoch who died 28th April 1845 aged 81 years, also of the said Robert Gregg who died 8th October 1845 aged 79 years. Also of Jane Gemmel wife of the said James Gregg who died at Port Glasgow the 15th March 1848 aged 51 years'.*
*Three children are named on the monument but it is likely there were more.
*[2002Nov] Jean, William and Robert also added to this family ref Deed of Settlement of brother David Greig.
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Robert Gregg and Izabella Gregg(Murdoch) appeared on an 1841 sensus of DALMELLINGTON, acquired by Matthew Paton Greig in 1995. The address was Main Street. Both stated to be 75 years old, and of independent means. Both born in the county.

Piece: SCT1841/586 Place: Dalmellington-Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3
Civil Parish: Dalmellington Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Dalmellington
Folio: 3 Page: 6 Address: Mains Street on 6 June 1841
Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
GREIG Robert M 75 Independent Ayrshire
GREIG Isabella F 75 Outside Census County (1841)

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