Peter Murray, born 18 June 1834, Alford.
After Margaret's death her sister Mary Robbie (born 1840)
helped Peter run the house and raise the children.
She stayed with him as housekeeper
for 47 years (1868-1915).
Census of 1881 has him at Upperhaugh (Upper Haugh, N side of Alford, see map).
Census lists him as "carpenter".
Grave lists him as "carpenter, Alford village".
He made an oak carved jewel box dated 1881.
He later became a land-steward.
Lived "Murrayfield", Montgarrie Road, Alford (see map).
His "faithful friend and housekeeper" Mary Robbie died "Murrayfield", Alford, 21 Apr 1915, age 75 yrs.
He erected her gravestone at Alford, next to his wife.
His son Charles returned home to Scotland 1924.
He died 11 Nov 1926, Alford, age 92 yrs.
He was bur Alford.
Peter and Margaret had issue:
Think this is "Murrayfield", Montgarrie Road, Alford, today.
From street view.
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