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  • ID: I6470
  • Name: Alexander Strachan 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1620
  • Death: 1675 in dvp
  • Note: 2

    Died in same year as, but before, his father.
    Although it seems he was served his father?s heir on 6 Jan 1675 - can that happen before the father dies?
    ?Service of Alexander Strachan, as heir of Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie, his father, in the lands and barony of Kemnay, AD 1675?
    (Illustrations of the Topography and Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen ...page 481.)
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    Alexander Leith, second son of James Leith of Leith-hall, by his wife, Margaret, daughter of Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie, purchased in 1738 from his cousin-german Sir Patrick Strachan, the lands and barony of Glenkindie.
    (A short memoir of James Young, merchant burgess of Aberdeen, and Rachel Cruickshank, his spouse.)
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    This Alexander had Kemnay purchased for him by his father, and was put in possession of it. He predeceased his father.
    (Strachans of Glenkindie 1357-1726.)
  • _UID: 5DEAC203E29145E59DFE608EDC2DCBA8AEF0
  • Change Date: 28 FEB 2012



    Father: Alexander Strachan
    Mother: Margaret Fraser

    Marriage 1 Margaret Grahame
    • Married: 6 JUL 1644 in Claverhouse, Angus, Scotland 3

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Jacobite Cess Roll of Aberdeenshire 1715
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1932
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Aberdeenshire Valuation Roll 1667
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1933
    3. Text: IGI
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