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David Skene, of Zamosc, Poland

Ancestry of Katharine Skene.
From p.125 of [Skene, 1887].

David Skene,
his father was a merchant of near Aberdeen who went to Poland,
Scottish merchant in Poland,
burgess of Zamosc, the beautiful planned Renaissance town in SE Poland (sometimes written Zamosky or Zamoski),
mar Margaret Chalmers [dau of Robert Chalmers, merchant in Danzig],
died pre-1668,
had issue:

  1. George Skene,
    born Zamosc, Poland, 17th Sept 1644.

  2. Alexander Skene.

  3. Katharine Skene,
    born Zamosc, Poland, 3rd Oct 1646,
    mar 1671 to David Ædie and had issue.

1617 map of Zamosc, Poland.
From here.
See Maps of Zamosc.

Zamosc, Poland.
Birthplace of Katharine Skene.
See History of Zamosc.
The Nazis planned to demolish the old town but luckily their plans were not carried out.
See modern street view in centre.

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