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Janet (Runciman) Mercer (abt. 1758 - 1829)

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Janet Mercer formerly Runciman
Born about in Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
[children unknown]
Died in Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Janet Runciman

Born abt Jun 1758 Earlston, BEW, SCT[1][2][3]

Died 24 FEB 1829 Earlston, BEW, SCT[4]

Baptized 02 JUL 1758 Earlston, BEW, SCT[5][6][7]

Buried Earlston, BEW, SCT[8]

Married abt 1790 probably at Earlston, BEW, SCT [9]

Husband: William Mercer
Wife: Janet Runciman


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]


  1. Source: #S1045
  2. Source: #S1596 Bap. 1758 Janet to John RUNCHIMAN, batch C117362, Earlston, extracted 1996
  3. Source: #S692
  4. Source: #S699
  5. Source: #S1105
  6. Source: #S56 RUNCIMAN births 1700 to 1820 Earlston, BEW,(no mother's name given in index), index searched Oct 2005
  7. Source: #S1596 Bap. 1758 Janet to John RUNCHIMAN, batch C117362, Earlston, extracted 1996
  8. Source: #S699 #113 William MERCER/Janet RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005
  9. Source: #S699
  10. Source: #S708 Burial Elizabeth RUNCHIMAN 1788, rcvd from Paul R May 1997
  • Source: S1045 RUNCIMAN Corres. ex H D W (Edin.), Recipient: L Henderson (NZ)
  • Source: S1105 : FamTree: RICHARDSON, William of Eckford, Compiler Paul Richardson( NBL, ENG) Publication: May 1997 & subsequent
  • Source: S1596 IGI: Online searches, assorted surnames * Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855),
  • Source: S699 MIs: BEW: Earlston - Borders FHS Publication:
  • Source: S708 OPR Earlston, BEW, Dist 736,
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-212 created through the import of RUNCIMANDavidBROWNMargaretLineage1a4MyHeritageWikiTree.ged on Oct 22, 2011 by L Henderson and merged with Runciman-202 imported Oct 18, 2011

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