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Archibald Prentice of Scotland

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Archibald Prentice of Scotland
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2012 and Revised 17 Aug 2018

We found the following family at Ancestry.com and at Ancestry.com:

1. Archibald Prentice was b. 1691 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

He m. 1st Mary Prentice. They had 4 children:\

  1. John Prentice, b. 15 Dec 1716, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died as a teenager in 1729, age 13.
  2. Robert Prentice, b. 15 Sep 1718, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He m. Rachel Waddell on 24 Nov 1750, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was b. 3 Jun 1722, in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  3. Margaret Prentice, b. 12 Aug 1720, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and bap. 14 Aug 1720.
  4. Thomas Prentice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

He m. 2nd Margaret Baird on 6 May 1733, Carluke, Lanarkshire, b. c. 1695, Scotland. Apparently no children

2. Thomas Prentice, b. 18 Nov 1722, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, and d. 1763, age 41.

We have some confusion as to his marriage and children.

One source says that he m. Agnes Forrest in 1745, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. She was b. 1724 in Cambusnethan and was the dau. of James Frrest and Janet Hamilton. Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. Janet Prentice 1746 –
  2. Margaret Prentice 1748 –
  3. Agnes Prentice 1751 –
  4. Archibald Prentice 1755 –
  5. John Prentice, b. 1758, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  6. Robert Prentice, b. 1768, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[4]

However, Ancestry.com says that he m. Jean Davie on 7 Sep 1746 in Lanark, Lanarkshire and who was b. in 1726 in Lanarkshire, Scotland. She married THOMAS PRENTICE on September 7, 1746, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Children:

  1. John Prentice, b. 1748 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, and d. 11 Mar 1828 in Lanarkshire, age 80. She m. Elizabeth Stuart on 26 Apr 1777, in Lesmahagow. She was b. 5 Dec 1753, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire,, and d. 1820, age 57. Scotland.
  2. James Prentice, b. 1750 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, and d. 11 Mar 1828, Lanarkshire, age 78. He m. Janet Lockhart on 24 Jul 1774, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, age 78. He m. Marion Brown on 18 Jun 1784, in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.
  3. Adam Prentice, b. 1755 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, and d. 1 Jan 1811, Carnwath where he was buried. He m. Margaret Brocket on 17 Jan 1779, in Carstairs, Lanarkshire. She was b. August 29, 1753, in Canwath, Lanarkshire, and d. 22 Aug 1807, Carnwath, age 53. Buried in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Children:
    1. Margaret Prentice, b. born on January 31, 1780, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, and d. 20 Feb 1864, age 84. She m. DAVID BROWNLIE in 1808. They had two children:
      1. MARGARET BROWNLEE
      2. Christian Brownlie
    2. Thomas Prentice, b. January 16, 1781, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire. He m. Janet (Prentice).
    3. Janet Prentice, b. July 3, 1783, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, and d. 19 Feb 1803, age 19, and bur. there.
    4. John Prentice, b. April 23, 1785, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire. He m. Mary Sword in 1816 in Carmwatj. He d. April 4, 1849, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, age 63.
    5. Jean Prentice, b. May 18, 1787, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, abd d, November 3, 1872, in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, age 85 years. She married James Nimmo on September 17, 1809, in Carnwath.
    6. Adam Prentice, b. March 12, 1789, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, He m. 1st Jean Sword in 1813. He m. 2nd Agnes Dick on November 23, 1852, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on May 4, 1862, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 73.
    7. Mary Prentice, was born on June 16, 1791, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, bap. baptized in 1791.
    8. David Prentice, b. March 10, 1793, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, and d . December 13, 1856, in Patna, Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 63.
    9. James Prentice, b. July 22, 1795, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire,. He married Janet Nimmo on September 27, 1844, in his hometown. He died on October 26, 1867, at the age of 72, and was buried in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
    10. William Prentice, b. May 11, 1797, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, and d. October 9, 1849, at the age of 52.
  4. Elizabeth Prentice, b. 1757 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  5. Grizel Prentice, b. 1763 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, and bap. May 8, 1763.

3. John Prentice, b. 11 Aug 1758, Cambusnethan.

He is probably the John Prentice who m. Agnes Dalziel and had:

  1. Robert Prentice, b. 24 Jan 1783, Cambusnethan. For his probable descendants, see our Fall 2009 article entitled Robert Prentice of Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland .
  2. Alexander Prentice, b. 9 Nov 1784, Cambusnethan. He is probably the Alexander Prentice who m. Cicilia Haddow and had:
    1. Agnes Prentice, chr. 4 Sep 1808, Cambusnethan.
    2. John Prentice, chr. 7 Jul 1812, Cambusnethan. He may be the John Prentice who m. Janet Reid (see Thomas Prentice of Cambusnethan in our Fall 1999 issue for descendants).
    3. Alexander Prentice, chr. 11 Jul 1813, Cambusnethan.
    4. Mary Prentice, chr. 12 Aug 1815. Cambusnethan

4. Robert Prentice, b. 1768, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. e

He m. Catharine Mann on 14 May 1796 in Cambusnethan. Children of Robert and Catharine (per IGI):

  1. Isobel Prentice, b. 15 Sep 1796, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland
  2. Agnes Prentice, b. 7 Nov 1797, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland
  3. Thomas Prentice, b. 20 Feb 1799, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland
  4. John Prentice, b. 20 Feb 1799, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland. He might be the John Prentice shown in the 1851 census in Whitburn, West Lothian, indexed as b. c. 1799, a farmer at Little Blacklean with 80 acres, "Canworthy, Lanarkshire" but probably Cambusnathan, with his wife, Mary, b. c. 1812, Bathgate, a Servant, Mary Prentice, b. c. 1831, Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, and and children. Not in 1861 census. Children:
    1. David Prentice, b. c. 1826, Whitburn, Linlithgowshire. At home in Whitburn in 1851.
  5. James Prentice, b. 25 Apr 1800, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland. Not in 1841, 1851, or 1861 census.
  6. Josiah Prentice, 9 Aug 1802, Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland. Not in 1841, 1851, or 1861 census.

Who are Archibald Prentice's Parents?

Investigation is continuing.

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