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Family [F4]

GREGG

Parents

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

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.

Children

Isabella GREIG {F} [P1629] = James LECKIE {M} [P1630] > Family [F485]

Married 15 Jun 1849, Govern Lanark Sc. IGI M116465

Isabella GREIG

Alias Isobella LECKIE (15 Jun 1849)
Born 1826, Port Glasgow Greenock Sc.
Christened 27 Sep 1826, Port Glasgow Sc IGI-C119602
Died 15 May 1853, Port of Spain Triidad W.I.
SOURCE: Estate Inventory
Married William Kerr: 15 MAR 1852 in Abbey (Paisley), Renfrew, Scotland ??
Resident in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England on Wednesday, 27 December 1848 (Est Inventory her mother - Mrs Jane Greig[Gemell] )

William GREIG {M} [P1626] = Elizabeth Spouse to William Greig [P1626] UNIDENTIFIED {F} [P1627] > Family [F484]

Married Re: Last Will and testament

William GREIG

Born 12 May 1829, Worcester England IGI-C025061
Christened 4 Jun 1829, Ind. Chapel Dudley Worcester
Died 18 Feb 1871, Melbourne Australia
OCCUPATION: Clerk-Glasgow/Runholder-New Zealand
SOURCE: Lst Will &Testmt/Est Inven/IGI
4 June 1829 William Grigg son of James Grigg & Jane Gemmel, baptised at The Ind. Chapel, Dudley, Worcester

*** William Greig 8/2/1873 Edinburgh Sheriff Court Wills 31 SC70/4/143 Residing in the Maniatoto District in the Providence of Otago

*** William Greig 8/2/1873 Edinburgh Sheriff Court Inventories 5 SC70/1/161 Clerk in Glasgow, thereafter of Mamototo in Otago Province in the Colony of New Zealand Inventory

Elizabeth Spouse to William Greig [P1626] UNIDENTIFIED

Alias Elizabeth GREIG
Born ABT 1829

James Robert GREIG {M} [P16] = Jessie RODGER {F} [P1566] > Family [F474]

Married 8 Jul 1863, Belfast Ireland

James Robert GREIG

Born 14 Jun 1837, Port Glasgow Greenock IGI-C11960-2
Died 26 Nov 1915, Hammersmith London UK
Buried Cathcart Cemetry Renfrewshire
OCCUPATION: Sugar Merchant
SOURCE: MI Cathcart Cemetery
The additional information that supports James Robert Greig being James Gregg [P16] is :
a) in the 1881 census James R. Greig is aged 43 and recorded as born at Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire
b) in the Ellis Island records for the voyage of the Campania from Liverpool on 16 Dec 1911 to New York on 23 Dec 1911 James Rob't Greig has declared an age of 74 with place of birth Port Glasgow, Scotland
c) in the certificate of the marriage at Belfast of James Robert Greig and Jessie Rodger, 8 Jul 1863, James Robert is resident in Glasgow and his father's name is James Greig, Captain at Sea (no specific ages given and no mention that James Greig Sr is deceased)
d) in the certificate of the death of James Robert Greig, 26 Nov 1915, at Hammersmith, London his age is given as 79, a one year discrepancy in age but the date matches with that in the family list. For each of these there are associated names or addresses that provide supporting evidence that we are dealing with the correct James Robert Greig. I think we are fairly confident that the link to the descendants of Robert Gregg can be made, but would be glad to hear as to whether you have any additional information that would either confirm or destroy our belief.
I might mention that James Robert and Jessie obviously believed in preserving the name - between 1864 and 1882 they had 14 children, all boys. Four died young, three died unmarried without any (known) issue and two of the other seven had only daughters. The family has dispersed widely and we have been trying to make contact with any members of the other surviving lines from James and Jessie.
My regards, with our thanks for the work that you have put into your website, and glad to have your views,
John
Dr John B Greig, Carshalton. Surrey
13 September 2002

Jessie RODGER

Alias GREGG
Born 12 May 1839, Belfast Ireland
Died 25 Apr 1924, Elmfield Rd Bromley Kent Eng.
SOURCE: Death Cert & Fam List

Family

IGI Marriage: James Gregg bride's name: Jane Gemmel Sep 1825 Ochiltree, Ayr, Scotland: M11609-4: Scotland-ODM

Two females- Elizabeth [P1569] & Margaret[P1570] were previously shown as daughters to this family [F4]. As of November 2003 these entries have been removed from this database pending further enquiries of their source.

A memorial is errected for James Gregg & Jane Gemmel at Dalmellington Old Church Yard along with James parents and family.
The IGI for Greenock Renfrewshire names Jane as Jean and names the place of marriage as Greenock Middle or New parish.
DALMELLINGTON OPR: 'James Gregg in parish of Greenock and Jane Gemmel this parish were regularly married on the 21st day of September 1825'.
The record also appears in the parishes of Ochiltree/Greenock.

James Greig; Paisley Sheriff Court, Trust Disposition and Settlement & Inventory, Reference: SC58/42/13, Description: Shipmaster residing at Port Glasgow; www.scottishdocuments.com "Mrs Jane Gemmill residing in Port Glasgow Relict of the deceased James Greig sometime Shipmaster thereafter residing in PortGlasgow William Gemmill residing at Bourtrie Hill near Irvine and Robert Greig Draper in Birmingham who being Solemnly Severally sworn and examined Depone that the said James Greig died at Portglasgow upon the Second day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty two years."

Mrs Jane Greig; Paisley Sheriff Court, Inventory, Reference: SC58/42/17, Description: Alias Gemmill, residing at Port Glasgow widow of James Greig shipmaster; www.scottishdocuments.com "At Birmingham the twenty seventh day of December eighteen hundred and forty eight years In presence of Samuel Thornton the Mayor of the Borough of Birmingham Commifsioner appointed by the Commifsariot of Renfrewshire for taking the oath of Isabella Greig residing in Birmingham Executrix Dative qua next of kin to the deceased Mrs Jane Gemmill or Greig residing in Portglasgow, Relict of the deceased James Greig Shipmaster Portglasgow ... Compeared the said Isabella Greig who being solemnly
sworn and examined Depones that the said Mrs Jane Gemmill or Greig died
upon the fifteenth day of March Eighteen hundred and forty eight years ..."

William Greig; Edinburgh Sheriff Court Wills, Last Will and Testament,Reference: SC70/4/143, Description: Residing in the Maniatoto District in the Providence of Otago; www.scottishdocuments.com "This is the Last Will and Testament of me William Greig of the Maniototo District in the Province of Otago and Colony of New Zealand Runholder I bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Greig ... I devise all my real estate ... unto Robert MacGregor Turnbull of the Maniototo District aforesaid Runholder and my brother James Robert Greig of Glasgow in that part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Scotland Merchant ... upon trust ..."

Isabella Greig; Glasgow Sheriff Court Inventories; Inventory of Estate in Scotland; Reference: SC36/48/50, pp 95-97; Description: alias Leckie, widow of James Leckie, commission agent in Glasgow, died in Port of Spain, Trinidad; www.scottishdocuments.com "At Glasgow the 6th day of July 1863 ... Appeared James Robert Greig residing at No. 34 Paterson Street Glasgow ... about to be decerned Executor Dative qua one of the next of kin to the Deceased Mrs Isabella Greig or Leckie wife of the now Deceased James Leckie Commission Agent in Glasgow ... who being solemnly sworn and examined Depones that the said Mrs Isabella Greig or Leckie died at Port of Spain Trinidad West Indies (where she and her said husband temporarily resided) upon the 15 day of May 1853 & the Deponent is about to enter upon the possession & management of his Deceased sisters personal Estate"

William Greig; Edinburgh Sheriff Court Inventories; Inventory of Estate in Scotland; Reference: SC70/1/161, Description: Clerk in Glasgow, thereafter of Mamototo in Otago Province in the Colony of New Zealand; www.scottishdocuments.com "At Glasgow the fifth day of February 1873 ... Appeared James Robert Greig Merchant Glasgow
Executor of the deceased William Greig formerly Clerk in Glasgow & lately of the Maniatoto District in the Province of Otago & Colony of New Zealand Runholder, who being solemnly sworn & examined Depones That the said William Greig died at Melbourne Australia upon the 18th day of February 1871 ..."

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