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Libberton Scotland Vital Records

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Libberton, Scotland Vital Records
Winter 1999 and Revised 8 Jan 2000

MARRIAGES

 2 JAN 1787 	ALEXANDER PRENTICE m. MARY JOHNSTONE in LIBBERTON 
 7 JAN 1790 	JAMES PRENTICE m. MARY ELDER in LIBBERTON 
 20 MAR 1812 	ALEXANDER PRENTICE m. AGNES HUNTER in LIBBERTON 

CHRISTENINGS

 22 JUN 1788 	HELEN PRENTICE, d/o ALEXANDER PRENTICE and MARY JOHNSTONE of LIBBERTON 
 19 DEC 1790 	JEAN PRENTICE d/o same
 1 JUL 1793 	JOHN PRENTICE s/o same
 14 NOV 1813 	ALEXANDER PRENTICE s/o same
 16 FEB 1817 	ELISABETH PRENTICE d/o same

BIRTHS

 16 AUG 1810 	MARY PRENTICE d/o JOHN PRENTICE and HOGG JANE of LIBBERTON 
 4 JUL 1812 	JAMES PRENTICE s/o same 
 26 APR 1815 	HELEN PRENTICE d/o same

From the foregoing records, we can construct the following families who lived in Libberton in the late 1700s and early 1800s:

  1. Alexander Prentice, probably b. c. 1755-68, probably not at Libberton (see Fn 1), who m. Mary Johnston on 2 Jan 1787 at Libberton. Children:
    1. Helen Prentice, chr. 22 Jun 1788, Libberton.
    2. Jean Prentice, chr. 19 Dec 1790, Libberton.
    3. John Prentice, chr. 1 Jul 1794, Libberton.
    4. Alexander Prentice, chr. 14 Nov 1813, Libberton.
    5. Elisabeth Prentice, chr. 16 Feb 1817, Libberton.

  2. James Prentice, probably b. c. 1760-71, probably not at Libberton (see Fn. 2), who m. Mary Elder on 7 Jan 1790 at Libberton.

  3. Alexander Prentice, probably b. c. 1785-92, location unknown (See Fn. 3), who m. Agnes Hunter on 20 Mar 1812 at Libberton.

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    Fn. 1. Aexander is likely either the Alexander Prentice who was b. 22 Jul 1758 at Carluke, son of James Prentice and Janet Morton, or the Alexander Prentice who was b. 22 May 1768, son of Alexander Prentice and Margaret Grosset.

    Fn. 2. There are 4 possible parents for James Prentice:

    1. James Prentice, b. 8 Feb 1760, s/o Thomas Prentice and Janet Orr of Carstairs. However, this James may have died before 1765 because they named another son born in 1764, James. See #3, below.
    2. James Prentice, b. 10 Mar 1763, s/o James Prentice and Marrion Waddle of Cambusnethan.
    3. James Prentice, b. 17 Jul 1764, s/o Thomas Prentice and Janet Orr of Carstairs.
    4. James Prentice, b. 1 Oct 1768, s/o John Prentice and Euphemia Scott of Carluke.
    5. James Prentice, b. 18 Aug 1771, s/o James Prentice and Jean Smellie of Cambusnethan.

    Fn. 3. There are 4 possible parents for Alexander Prentice:

    1. Alexander Prentice, b. 28 Nov 1784, s/o John Prentice and Agnes Dalziel of Cambusnethan.
    2. Alexander Prentice, b. 23 Sep 1787, s/o James Prentice and Janet Young of Biggar.
    3. Alexander Prentice, b. 25 May 1787, s/o William Prentice and Mary Watson of Lanark.
    4. Alexander Prentice, b. 26 May 1787, s/o Henry Prentice and Jean Nimmo of Carnwath.


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