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  • ID: I56801
  • Name: Elison Anderson
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: in Of Edinburgh
  • Occupation: Celebrated for her beauty
  • Note: 1 2 3

    ?Dau of Provost of Edinburgh.?
    Dau of the Lord Provost of Edinburgh.
    Elison Anderson, daughter to Anderson, burgess in Edinburgh.
    It seems that there has been no Provost of Edinburgh called Anderson, since 1376.
    ALEXANDER FORBES 8th Laird of Pitsligo who Succeeded his Brother who dyed without heirs Maill ? he Married [aft 1547] Elizabeth Anderson Relict of Alexander Forbes of Tolquhon who Bear to him only one Daughter Lady Pitfoddells and dyed After the
    (Publications of the Scottish History Society. 1964. Page 218.)
    I should be grateful for the names of the parents of any of the following...
    ...Alison Anderson, a famous beauty, said to have been the daughter of a burgess in Aberdeen. She married firstly, Alexander Forbes, of Tolquhon, and secondly, ...
    (Notes and Queries?. 1932. Page 460.)
    A John Anderson burgess of Edinburgh was in the the first list of Scottish applicants for Ulster allotments, completed by September 14, 1609. His surety was Thomas Anderson, burgess there.
    David Anderson, Burgess of Aberdeen, made a charter 1536.
    Gilbert Anderson, Burgess of Aberdeen, who died 2 Feb 1598, m. at Aberdeen, 29th May 1576, Janet Moir, who d. 4 May 1601 ? (inscription on their tombstone given in Menteith's Theatre of Mortality) and had at least three children, viz. David (of him again) and Christian and Marjory Anderson.
    (Marjory Anderson must have been a daughter by a former marriage, and thus only a half-sister of " Davie-do-a'-thing" (d young 1629)) ? who
    married Andrew Jameson, an architect of Aberdeen. Their son was George Jameson, b. 1586, the celebrated painter, termed "The Scottish Vandyke.)Page: Page 32
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  • Change Date: 1 NOV 2012

    Marriage 1 Alexander Forbes b: ABT 1518 in Aberdeen
    • Married:
    1. Has Children William Forbes
    2. Has No Children Janet Forbes b: ABT 1523 in Tolquhon

    Marriage 2 Alexander Forbes
    • Married: AFT 1547
    1. Has Children Violet Forbes

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
    2. Text: The House of Pitsligo
      Charles McKean
      Society of Antiquaries, Scotland
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Genealogy of the family of Forbes?
      Author: Mathew Lumsden
      Date: 1819
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