The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I138
  • Name: Andrew DOIG
  • Surname: Doig
  • Given Name: Andrew
  • _AKA: Dog
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1715 in Burnside of Murdieston, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
  • Death: 1793 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
  • Burial: Norrieston Churchyard, Thornhill, Kincardine, Perth, Scotland
  • _UID: 0F44EFA4457BD511AA294445535400008F6A
  • Note:
    The link to Andrew's parents is based on age, location, and Scottish naming custom and confir med by Deuchar. Duechar has a note that Andrew was from Fife. [In 2006 a DNA match was mad e between two descendants of brother Paul to a descendant of Andrew confirming a common fathe r.]

    On 12 July 1749, Andrew Dog in Burnside witnessed the christening of Isabell, daughter of Arc hibald Paterson and Christian Bennet in Boghall.

    Andrew farmed first Burnside and then Murdockstoun, nearby farms in Kilmadock Parish near Tho rnhill.

    Andrew died between 1788 and 1793 and was buried in Norrieston Churchyard in Thornhill. Hi s testament was recorded 25 Nov 1793 at Dunblane Commissary Court. Son John was confirmed a s heir and was granted a promissory note of £50 owed to Andrew. Janet was buried in the adjo ining grave. The gravestones lie flat and taper like a coffin cover; on the top of one i s a crest of a circle around crossed knives, and the other is a circle around an open book, p robably the Bible.

    Testament of Andrew Doig (Scottish Record Office: Reference CC6/5/30, pp22-23):
    The testament dative [no will] and inventory of the debt and sum of money which was addebte d and resting to the deceased Andrew Doig cede tenant in Murdochstown within the Parish of Ki lmadock and commissariat of Dunblane and the time of his decease which was in the month of [b lank] seventeen hundred and [blank] years faithfully made and given up by John Doig tenant i n Murdochstown the defunctís son which John Doig is discerned in only executor dative qua nea rest in kin to the said defunct his zeillier by the Commisseiry. Depute of said Commissaria t on the seventh day of February seventeen hundred and eighty eight years. As an act or decre et dative made hieredment ceeirs.
    Inventory: There was justly addebted and residing to this said defunct at the time of his dec ease foresaid the sum of fifty pounds sterling contained in a promissory note granted to hi m by the deceased George Homes Stewart of Argaly dated the seventh day of June seventeen hund red and eighty three years payable at Whit Sunday then reset with the interest due thereupon.
    Summa Patet: Confirmed 25th November 1793 years. Walter Doig in Murdochstown cautioner [witne ss].
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    Father: Paul DOIG b: 1676 in Cessentully, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 2 Jan 1676 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    Mother: Elizabeth FERGUSON b: ABT 1693 in Of Kincardine, Perth, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Janet DOIG b: 1736 in Murdieston Farm, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 6 May 1736 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    • Note: The were first cousins, once removed.
    Children
    1. Has Children John DOIG b: 15 Dec 1756 in Burnside of Murdieston, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 26 Dec 1756 in Doune, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    2. Has Children Elizabeth DOIG b: 1759 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 8 Jun 1759 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    3. Has Children Paul DOIG b: 1762 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 11 Feb 1762 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    4. Has No Children Walter DOIG b: 1765 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 3 Jan 1765 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    5. Has Children Walter DOIG b: 1767 in Murdieston, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 20 Feb 1767 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    6. Has No Children Andrew DOIG b: 1769 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 24 May 1769 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    7. Has Children Jean DOIG b: 1771 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 8 Mar 1771 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    8. Has Children Janet DOIG b: 1772/1773 in Of Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    9. Has Children Andrew DOIG b: 9 Feb 1776 in Murdieston Farm, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 14 Feb 1776 in Doune, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    10. Has Children James DOIG b: 1778 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 5 Jul 1778 in Doune, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
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