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Murray of Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Grave of Alexander Murray (and his wife and her parents).
Tough, Aberdeenshire.
See full size. Photo 2014. Courtesy of Irene Mackay.

Alexander Murray,
born 1735,
lived Mains of Tonley, SE of Alford, Aberdeenshire (see map),
mar Margaret Farquharson [bapt 19 Apr 1737],
children bapt at Tough, Aberdeenshire.
she died 13 Dec 1794, age 57 yrs,
bur with her parents at Tough, SE of Alford, Aberdeenshire,
he died 10 Aug 1804, age 69 yrs,
bur with his wife and her parents at Tough,
had issue:

  1. Alexander Murray,
    bapt 5 June 1766, Tough,
    mar 12 June 1790, Tough, to Lilias Glenny.

  2. Helen Murray,
    bapt 29 Oct 1770,
    mar 7 Mar 1797, Alford, to Alex Taylor.

  3. William Murray,
    bapt 2 May 1774, Tough.


Reading of the above grave.
From p.35 of Aberdeenshire epitaphs and inscriptions.

Mains of Tonley and Tough, SE of Alford, Aberdeenshire.
Alford to NW corner.
Tough to SE corner. "+" is church and graveyard of Tough.

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