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REID family

James Reid
Christening Date: 20 Jun 1811
Christening Place: , GIRVAN, AYR
Birth Date: 14 Jun 1811
Father's Name: Robert Reid
Mother's Name: Margaret Johnston
Batch: C115944
 
Catherine Reid
Christening Date: 24 Jul 1814
Christening Place: DUNDONALD, AYR
Birth Date: 04 Jul 1814
Father's Name: Robert Reid
Mother's Name: Catherine Johnstone
Batch: C115904

So do we have 2x Robert, one married to Catherine and the other to a Margaret JOHNSTONE?

Girvan may or may not be the right one.


I think we wait for the shipping reel.
 
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Mr. J. H. Reid.
THE death occurred at Tenterfield on March 1, of Mr. John Holmes Reid. Deceased was a native of Fredricksborough (Canada West), and came to Australia In 1849 etc etc

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/22858980?

1513/1929 REID JOHN H JAMES MARGARET TENTERFIELD

Burial - Tenterfield cemetery
John Holmes REID 01/MAR/1929 79 H/S TC - Meth Row B1 / Lot 06
James REID 03 FEB 1888 77 H/S TC - Meth Row D / Lot 44
Margaret REID 05/DEC/1905 90 H/S TC - Meth Row D / Lot 45

http://cemetery.tenterfield.nsw.gov.au/home/Default.asp
 
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1851

Parish Number: 578
Civil Parish: Ayr
County: Ayrshire
Address: 45 High St
ED: 8; Page: 27; Line: 6; Roll: CSSCT1851_128

James Reid 39 [b. Girvan. Cabinet maker]
Margaret Reid 35 [b. Ardrossan]
Mary Reid 8
Margaret Reid 4
John Reid 1
[Offspring all b. Canada]

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

Post #22 and post #24

If that is Isabella in 1851 with grandparents then how do we sort out Catherine and Margaret JOHNSTONE??

If daughter Catherine is a sister of James then they have different mothers?
 
James Reid
Marriage Date: 24 Jun 1838
Marriage Place: Irvine,Ayr,Scotland
Spouse: Margaret Holmes
FHL Film Number: 1041384

James Reid
Marriage Date: 13 Jul 1838
Marriage Place: Dundonald,Ayr,Scotland
Spouse: Margaret Holmes
FHL Film Number: 1041340
 
Ok, Dave. Enjoy the break.

There is this, but there is no Isabella on the passenger list, his parents are Robert and Margaret.. Her parents are John and Mary

James Reid
Birth Year: abt 1816
Age: 39
Arrival Date: 19 Jan 1855
Vessel Name: William Miles

Geoff
 
Listed not with family but single women and pob Argyleshire

REID Isabella 15 William Miles 1855 Moreton Bay Reels 2137, 2472


Question: Did Robert marry JOHNSTONE sisters? :D
 
Some trees say yes (not validated), others don't know, those that say yes point to 27 Oct 1809 Glasgow, Margaret Johnstone.

Geoff

I wonder if the trees have got mixed up with this...

Robert Reid
Marriage Date: 27 Oct 1809
Marriage Place: Glasgow,Lanark,Scotland
Spouse: Margaret Ewing
FHL Film Number: 1042935, 1042937, 1042937

There is this, about 10 miles or so from Girvan..

Robert Reid
Marriage Date: 23 Mar 1809
Marriage Place: Dailly,Ayr,Scotland
Spouse: Margaret Johnston
FHL Film Number: 1041337

Geoff
 
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