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Family [F49]

MARTIN

Parents

William MARTIN {M} [P158] = Jean GREGG {F} [P153]

Married EST 1822, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland

William MARTIN

Born 26 Dec 1787, Kirkmichael Ayrshire Scotland IGI-C11600-2
Christened 29 Dec 1787, Kirkmichael Ayrshire Scotland IGI-C11600-2
OCCUPATION: Shepherd
SOURCE: OPR's - children
Considering similar age and location to wife Jean Gregg's birth record, then follows the nearest information found to date for a William Martin[ADG Feb 2012] :
IGI - William Martin baptism 29 Dec 1787 KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth 26 Dec 1787 father's name: Hugh Martin : C11600-2 : Scotland-VR

[A possibble previous marriage for William Martin: IGI Marriage;Groom's name: William Martin. Bride's name: Margaret Quaill date: 01 Dec 1815 Kirkmichael, Ayr, Scotland : M11600-2 : Scotland-ODM
with the following children produced: IGI - Charles Williamson Martin baptism 08 Jun 1816 KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth date: 08 Jun 1816 father's name: William Martin mother's name: Margaret Quaills: C11600-2: Scotland-VR: IGI - William Martin baptism 07 Dec 1817 KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth date: 05 Dec 1817 father's name: William Martin mother's name: Margaret Quaille: C11600-2: Scotland-VR]

Jean GREGG

Alias Jean MARTIN (EST 1825)
Born 9 Jun 1786, Grimmet Straiton Ayrs Scotland IGI - C11617-4
Christened 10 Jun 1786, Grimmet Straiton Ayrs Scotland IGI - C11617-4
Died 23 Dec 1855, Kirkmichael Village Ayrs(d.Cert)
Buried Straiton Churchyard.
SOURCE: d.Certificate
IGI - Jean Gregg baptism 09 Jun 1786 STRAITON, AYR, SCOTLAND father's name: John Gregg mother's name: Mary Mcculloch : C11617-4 : Scotland-VR
OPR STRAITON: 'Jean lawful daughter to John Gregg and Mary McCulloch in Grimmet baptised 10th June 1786.'
By the time of Jeans death in 1855 she appears to be known as Jane although this was quite common practice in Scotland at this time.
Death Cert. No. 44 in the district of Kirkmichael: Jane Martin married to William Martin(shepherd) died 9.10p.m 23rd Dec. 1855 aged 69. her parents are stated as John Gregg farmer(deceased) and Mary Gregg M/s McCulloch(deceased). Cause of death stated as Convulsions - Fits for 11 years. No medical attendant signed by Hugh Donaldson Sexton. Informant Mary Martin her daughter. Registrar - John Brown. Issue and order of birth: Mary born 1823 - age 32. Catherine born 1829 - age 26. Margaret born 1827 - age 28. Additional information - Born Straiton - 30 years in Kirkmichael. Buried in Straiton churchyard as certified by Hugh Donaldson - Sexton.

Children

Mary MARTIN {F} [P159]

Born 20 Aug 1823, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
Christened 30 Aug 1823, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
SOURCE: Mothers d.Cert/IGI
IGI - Mary Martin baptism 30 Aug 1823, KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth date: 20 Aug 1823 father's name: William Martin mother's name: Jane Gregg : C11600-4
Note Mary Martin was the informant on her mothers death certificate for 1855.

Margaret Reid MARTIN {F} [P160]

Born 30 Jan 1827, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
Christened 16 Mar 1827, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
SOURCE: Mother's d.Certificate/IGI
IGI - Margaret Reid Martin baptism 16 Mar 1827 baptism, KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth date: 30 Jan 1827 father's name: William Martin mother's name: Jane Gregg : C11600-4

Catherine MARTIN {F} [P161]

Born 22 Dec 1828, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
Christened 3 Jan 1829, Kirkmichael Ayrs Scotland IGI-C11600-4
SOURCE: Mother's d.Certificate/IGI
IGI - Catherine Martin baptism 03 Jan 1829 , KIRKMICHAEL, AYR, SCOTLAND birth date: 22 Dec 1828 father's name: William Martin mother's name: Jane Gregg: C11600-4

Family

Note Mary Martin(GREGG) was the informant on her mothers death certificate for 1855.
Jean Gregg would have been aged 37 by the time her first recorded child Mary Martin was born in 1823, and aged 42 by the time last born Catherine was born in 1828.
Jean Gregg and William Martin may both have been married previously, although in her case Jean Gregg's death certificate states only 3 issue.

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