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James Neilson (abt. 1770)

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James Neilson
Born about in Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jul 2018
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James was born about 1770, probably in Kippen, Stirlingshire. His surname is variously spelt Nielson and Neilson.

By 1810 he was a grocer in Buchlyvie. [1]


Married 3 Jul 1796 Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Husband: James Neilson
Wife: Margaret Strang
entry merely lists James Neilson and Margt Strang on 3 Jul, no further details [2]

Research notes

From naming pattern of children, parents might be a John and Margaret.
From ScotlandsPeople OPR two candidates of these first names, verging on the too young side to marry in 1796 are baptisms at Kippen:
13 Aug 1775 to John NIELSON and Margaret FORRESTER.
5 May 1776 to John NIELSON and Margaret TAYLOR


  1. Bap. 13 Jul 1810 Isabel d/o James NIELSON (grocer, Buchlyvie) & Margaret SRANG, Kippen, STI, ScotlandsPeople Kippen Parish Register
  2. Marr. 3 Jul 1796 James NEILSON & Margt STRANG, Kippen, STI,, ScotlandsPeople Kippen Parish Register

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