Rev William Gordon FORBES
(1810-1886)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth CROMARTY
2. Esther Armenia MACLEOD

Rev William Gordon FORBES 3

  • Born: 1810, Caithness 4
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth CROMARTY on 27 Apr 1837 in North Parish, South Ronaldsay, Orkney 1
  • Marriage (2): Esther Armenia MACLEOD on 27 Jan 1855 in Middle River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada 2
  • Died: 20 Sep 1886, Port Hastings, Nova Scotia, Canada 2
  • Buried: Clough Cemetery, Port Hastings, Nova Scotia, Canada 2
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William married Elizabeth CROMARTY, daughter of James CROMARTY and Barbra GRAY, on 27 Apr 1837 in North Parish, South Ronaldsay, Orkney.1 (Elizabeth CROMARTY was born in 1814 in Sandwick, South Ronaldsay, Orkney 5 and died on 8 Feb 1847 2.)

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William next married Esther Armenia MACLEOD on 27 Jan 1855 in Middle River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.2 (Esther Armenia MACLEOD was born in 1834 6 and died on 31 Oct 1857 in Middle River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada 2 7.)

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Sources


1 Church Register, South Ronaldsay, FHL(L) ref Mf 0990513.

2 Personal communication, Yvonne Fox.

3 Church Register, South Ronaldsay, FHL(L) ref Mf 0990513 (marriage).

4 Census, 1841 Census (FreeCen) - SCT1841/40 District 1 f0 p6.

5 Census, South Ronaldsay and Burray 1821 Census Project http://www.southronaldsay.net/1821.

6 Inference, Monumental inscription on www.Ancestry.com.

7 Monumental Inscription, www.ancestry.com.


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