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Alexander Scott (abt. 1776)

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Alexander Scott
Born about in Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 22 Dec 2017
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Early Years

Alexander SCOTT was born in Scotland about 1776.

Marriage and Family

Alexander SCOTT and Janet HATRIDGE were married on the 22nd of June 1801 in the Parish of Kilmacolm. [1] Alexander was a farmer in Denniston and Janet's father, Alexander Hatridge (deceased) was also a farmer in Denniston.

Wording from the OPR, although poorly spelt, gives the following detail:
That Alexd. SCOTT farmer in Danneston and Janet Hatrick lawful daughter to the deceast Alexander Hatridge, lab farmer in Danneston In this Parish gave in there names for proclamation of banes in order to marriage and was married. Jun 22nd 1801

By 1822 Alexander (46) and Janet (45) had completed their family with their 10th child.

Children [2] of Alexander SCOTT and Janet nee HATRIDGE:

  1. John SCOTT b. 5 Oct 1802 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland; m Janet FLEMING
  2. Jean SCOTT b. 24 Jul 1804 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  3. Helen SCOTT b. 10 Oct 1806 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  4. Alexander SCOTT b. 1 Feb 1809 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  5. James SCOTT b. 4 Dec 1810 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  6. David SCOTT b. Jan 1813 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  7. Robert SCOTT b. 9 Aug 1814 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  8. Margaret SCOTT b. 16 Mar 1816 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland; m James HOWIE m2 Philip SEAMAN
  9. Janet SCOTT b. 14 Nov 1820 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  10. Agnes SCOTT b. 30 Oct 1822 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Alexander's wife Janet is shown in the 1841 Scotland Census living at High Burnbrae in the Parish of Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire.
Widow Janet SCOTT (60) farmer b. Renfrewshire, Scotland
Also in the household are three of their children; Robert SCOTT (26), Margaret SCOTT (25) and Agnes SCOTT (17), along with two lodgers, Janet WOOD (7) and William WOOD (5).

Death and Burial

Research Notes

It appears that Alexander SCOTT was born 8 Dec 1776 in Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire to John SCOTT and Helen LAIRD. Further research is required to fully confirm this.

It is likely that Alexander SCOTT died on 16 Jul 1829 in Kilmaclom Parish, Renfrew Country as noted from index - Old Parish Registers. Further research is required to fully confirm or eliminate this date.


  1. Pre 1855 Banns & Marriages. 22/06/1801 SCOTT, Alexander and HATRICK Janet. Kilmacolm, Renfrew. Father: Alexander HATRIDGE.; Accessed 6 Nov 2014 by Michele (Flanagan) Gregg.
  2. Pre 1855 Births & Baptisms. Accessed 6 Nov 2014 by Michele (Flanagan) Gregg.
  • Births & Baptisms: 16/03/1816 SCOTT, Margaret O.P.R. Births 569/00 0010 0363 Kilmacolm. Accessed 6 Nov 2014 by Michele (Flanagan) Gregg.
  • Pre 1855 Banns & Marriages. 22/06/1801 SCOTT, Alexander and HATRICK Janet. Kilmacolm, Renfrew. Father: Alexander HATRIDGE.; Accessed 6 Nov 2014 by Michele (Flanagan) Gregg.
  • Michele (Flanagan) Gregg. "McLAREN – Journey of Generations." Compiled from 1996 by Michele Gregg nee Flanagan. New Zealand. Unpublished. Last revised 22 Sep 2018.

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