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David Runciman

David Runciman
Born [date unknown] [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 29 Oct 1785 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wantonwalls, Par. of Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
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David Runciman [1][2] was born 1751 to John Runciman and Betsy Familton. He died in 1825.

Baptized 29 OCT 1751 Earlston, BEW, SCT[3][4][5]

Died 16 JAN 1825 ?Wantonwalls, Par. of Lauder, BEW, SCT,[6]

Buried Earlston, BEW, SCT[7]


Husband: David Runciman
Wife: Janet Lockie
Child: Isobel Runciman
Child: William Runciman
Child: Jannet Runciman
Child: James Runciman
Child: David Runciman
Child: Isabella Runciman
Child: Elisabeth Runciman
Child: John Runciman
Date: 29 OCT 1785
Place: Edinburgh, MLN, SCT[8][9]


Husband: John Runciman
Wife: Elizabeth Familton
Child: David Runciman
Child: Male Runciman
Child: Janet Runciman
Child: Elisabeth Runcheman
Child: Margaret Runchaman
Child: Isobel Runchaman
Child: Jean Runchaman
Child: William Runchaman
Date: ABT 1742
Place:  ?Par. of Earlston, BEW, SCT[10]



Paternal relationship confirmed by yDNA match between descendants of David and of his brother William[11] their MRCA being David and William's father [[John Runciman | John]].
Also matches to several other Runciman lines from the Scottish Borders and Lothians
FTDNA Runciman yDNA results
Runciman branch on YFull where I-Y11399 is this branch of the yDNA connected Runciman families


  1. Source: #S1044 Rcvd Mar 1996
  2. Source: #S1105
  3. Source: #S1105
  4. Source: #S1044 Rcvd Mar 1996
  5. Source: #S56 RUNCIMAN births 1700 to 1820 Earlston, BEW, index searched Oct 2005 Note: (no mother's name given in index)
  6. Source: #S692
  7. Source: #S699 H/stone David RUNCIMAN and Janet LOCKIE and family, re-checked Sep 2005 Note: (#498 p71)
  8. Source: #S699 H/stone (#498 p71) David RUNCIMAN and Janet LOCKIE and family, re-checked Sep 2005
  9. Source: #S2567 Marr. 1785 David RUNCIMAN & Janet LOCKIE, Edin, (from the Earlston Kirk Session Minutes Nov 26), rcvd May 2007
  10. Source: #S708 : Burial Elizabeth RUNCHIMAN 1788, rcvd from Paul R May 1997
  11. yDNA GD1 at 67 markers on FTDNA between David and JR his 4C1R,
  • Source: S1045 Corres. between Harry D W (Edinburgh), and L Henderson (NZ)
  • Source: S1105 FamTree: RICHARDSON, William of Eckford, Compiler: Paul Richardson (Northumberland, ENG) (May 1997 & subsequent correspondence)
  • Source: S2567 Corres. David RUNCIMAN (Spain) and L Henderson (NZ)
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855),
  • Source: S692 MIs: BEW Earlston - extracts: Borders FHS Publication: Borders FHS, Galashiels, SEL, SCT Call Number: Borders
  • Source: S699 MIs: BEW: Earlston - book
  • Source: S708 OPR Earlston, BEW, Dist 736,
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-201 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson . (Reference: 11353)
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-208 created through the import of RUNCIMANDavidBROWNMargaretLineage1a4MyHeritageWikiTree.ged on Oct 22, 2011 by L Henderson and merged with Runciman-201

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Please add a statement to this profile documenting the two matching yDNA tests used to confirm his relationship to his father, the number of markers the two test takers share, and the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of the two. See this page for the format:

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posted by Kay (Johnson) Wilson

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