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I have to wonder if this James Beattie married a Margaret Dewar as the Rev. William Proudfoot refers to the son James of the couple in his diary on March 17, 1833.

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There is a John Beattie who marries an Elizabeth Elliot on March 27, 1839 in London. This might be he and the bride might be the Elizabeth born to

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Margaret Hulbert says she was born c. 1803. I believe that I took the year of her birth from the 1871 census.

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Margaret Hulbert writes:
William JACKSON, 30, s/o Ann GRIEVE & David JACKSON, married on 8 Dec 1865, to Elizabeth LAIDLAW, 19, d/o George LAIDLAW & Catherine GRIEVE, all of Westminster. George & Catherine (GRIEVE) LAIDLAW also had a son Ellitt, who married Elspeth MILNE, 23 Feb 1865. + other details: William Jackson b. 1835 Westminster and Elizabeth Grieve b. 1846 Westminster - they are buried in Pond Mills Cem.

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Glenna Jameison has spelled the ÿÿÿÿ "Grÿÿelÿÿas did the Rev. William Proudfoot in his diary.

In the diary of the Rev. William Proudfoot on March 17, 1833, she and others are mentioned as being the "Third Class" of the Church which he organized on that day.

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He is found in the 1852 census (January 11, 1852) living at lot 10, concession 2 of Westminster Township. He will be 40 his next birthday; Janet will be 35. The children are as noted. His neighbours are Beatties, Laidlaws and Flemings.

In the 1881 census, he and Janet are obviously still alive. One of their sons, James is living with them.

In the diary of the Rev. William Proudfoot on March 17, 1833, he and others are mentioned as being the "Third Class" of the Church which he organized on that day.

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In the census taken on January 11, 1852, he is to be found on lot 2, concession 13, Westminster Township. He is 35 on his next birthday. His wife is the same age on hers. I have entered the children as shown in the census.

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It has been suggested that Samuel did not exist. The theory, which I tend to support, is that someone misread "Jannet" as "Samuel" in the Register of births for Castleton. I have looked at a copy and can see why that happened.

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In his diary, the Rev. William Proudfoot calls her "Christina." On June 20, 1834, there is a note saying that "W. Grieve called today and brought George Laidlaw whose object was to authorize me to publish the banns of marriage between him and Christina Grieve."

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Glenna Jamieson say she was born in Aberdeenshire. Margaret Hulbert says that Aberdour was in Roxbourgshire. I have confirmed that it was Aberdeenshire.

After John's death she remarried to William Duguid and had four children.

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From Helen Dunn:
John was baptised on June 20, 1849 - this was taken from Christine Allely's records. Index reference - 1931 (June) - page 431 - Lisburn - John Allely - widower - age 73 - Labourer - died 18th June 1931 in 107 Longstone Street, Lisburn - cause of death acute cystitis - death registered by Marie Allely daughter.

Here is the family in the 1911 census:
1911 census - location Longstone Street Lisburn John Allely - Head of house - Railwayman - 60 - born Co Fermanagh Elizabeth Allely - Wife - 44 - married 30 years - 10 children born alive - 9 still living (we have names for 11 children)- born Co Fermanagh Emma Allely - Daughter - Reeler in mill - 30 - born Co Fermanagh Maria Allely - Daughter - Servant domestic - 26 - born Co Antrim Wilhelmena Black - Daughter - 23 - married under 1 year - born Co Antrim Samuel Black - Son-in-law - Mason's labourer - 23 - born Co Antrim Martha Allely - Daughter - Reeler in mill - 15 - born Co Antrim Robert Brown - Boarder - 5 - born Co Antrim (I wonder who this wee chap is)

Allely family Church of Ireland - Black family Presbyterians