brian mckay's family tree
B. Oct 1744
I have been unable to find any record of Alexander's death.
KEY EVENTS AND DATES
Alexander was baptised in Peebles on this date, although the record states that he was "born three months before this". Alexander's parents are recorded as James Moffat and Margaret Broun (sic.). James's occupation is recorded, but it is indistinct - it looks like "Cert Gfo - Balli ker", but that doesn't make much sense.;(click on the record link below to see for yourself.) The witnesses were James Hodge and Alexander Brunton.
23rd June 1769
Alexander married Isobel Noble in the county of Peeblesshire. The entry shows that Alexander was of 'this parish, whilst Isobel was of the parish of Newlands. They were married by William Dalgleish, minister in Peebles.
8th April 1770
Alexander's daughter, Janet , was born in the county of Peeblesshire. At this stage I have not acquired the actual record, but have this information from ScotlandsPeople.
16th April 1776
Alexander's son, John, was born on the 16th of April and baptised on the 21st of April, in West Linton, Peeblesshire. His parents were recorded as Alexander Moffat and Isobela Noble.
5th November 1777
Alexander's daughter, Mary, was born in West Linton, Peeblesshire. At this stage I have not acquired the actual record, but have this information from ScotlandsPeople.
29th June 1783
Alexander's daughter, Margaret, was born in E