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Ebenezer DAVIDSON

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Can anyone assist with more information about my 4x great grandfather Ebenezer Davidson.

My father has been told that he is entitled to wear the Davidson tartan as a member of Clan Davidson, however we have not been able to confirm a link back to Scotland.

I have hit a brick wall when trying to find anything about Ebenezer's father/parents, which has prevented us going any further in this family line.

I have found his marriage to Margaret Home (or Hume) in Jan 1794, in Coldstream, Scotland, but unfortunately there does not appear to be any further detail in the marriage register in regard to his parents. So my next hope is that a baptism record may shed some light for us.

Ebenezer and Margaret settled and raised their family in Norham, Northumberland, however I have not been able to confirm if he was born there. Ebenezer died in Norham in 1845.

From what we have found, we believe Ebenezer to have been born in about 1769, possibly in the Berwick/Cornhill/Greenlaw area. Margaret was born around 1771, possibly in Coldstream.

We are searching from New Zealand, so any assistance and access to local records which may help to further our search, as well as anything more about Ebenezer and Margaret, would be most appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Catherine
 

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