merchant in Poland.
His father David Skene the elder
was a merchant of near Aberdeen
who had gone to Poland.
David the younger was a
burgess of Zamosc,
the beautiful planned Renaissance town in
(sometimes written Zamosky or Zamoski).
mar Margaret Chalmers [dau of Robert Chalmers,
merchant in Danzig].
He died pre-1668.
David and Margaret had issue:
born Zamosc, Poland, 17th Sept 1644.
born Zamosc, Poland, 3 Oct 1646,
went back to Scotland before 1671,
mar 1671 in Aberdeen to David Ædie and had issue.
Birthplace of Katharine Skene.
History of Zamosc.
planned to demolish the old town
but luckily their plans were not carried out.
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