James Park
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Jean Park


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Jean Park

  • Born: 12 Mar 1727/28, Cruden, Aberdeenshire 2
  • Marriage: Alexander Hacket on 3 Sep 1749 in Aberdour (Aberdeen) 1
  • Died: 5 Mar 1806 3
  • Buried: Alvah, Banff

   Another name for Jean was Jane Park.


  General Notes:

"James Park at Mill of Aquhairny (Auquharney near Hatton) a child baptised and named Jean Will. Shand & Thomas Smith Witnesses"

Cruden is on the coast south of Peterhead and about 30k SE of Aberdour. This seems to be a possible birth especially considering there are some clues that father James Park may have moved to Aberdour in the 1740s.

On the negative side is her age at death in 1806 which has her born about 1725.

Witnesses to the 1750 baptism of her first son were "Alex'r & James Park in Little Byth". Little Byth is about 3 kilometres NW of Cowbog. Note that there is an MI for Aberdour:

Note that according to a headstone MI from Aberdour there was an Alexander Park and his son James at Little Blyth nearby Alexander Hacket and family in about 1754 -
Names and dates on Stone Number 11:
Alexander PARK
James PARK 9 May 1754
"This stone is erected by ALEXANDER PARK in memory of his son JAMES PARK sometimes farmer in Little Byth d. 9 May 1754 aged 37."



She resided in 1749 in "in this parish" (Aberdour). 4


Jean married Alexander Hacket, son of Alexander Hacket and Christian Wilson, on 3 Sep 1749 in Aberdour (Aberdeen).1 (Alexander Hacket was christened on 26 Jan 1728/29 in Carniewhing, Tyrie (Aberdeen),5 died on 25 Jul 1793 6 and was buried in Kirkyard of Alvah, Banff.)

  Marriage Notes:

"September 3rd Alexander Hacket in Tyrie and Jean Park in this parish were orderly married"


1 Scotland's People - Index, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 03/09/1749 HACKET ALEXANDER JEAN PARK/ M Aberdour (Aberdeen) /ABERDEEN 169/ 0010 0331.

2 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, 12/03/1728 PARK JEAN JAMES PARK/ U Cruden /ABERDEEN 185/ 0010 0070.

3 Web (Misc), Aberdeen FHS MIs. Jane PARK 5 Mar 1806

4 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage.

5 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism.

6 Aberdeen and NE Scotland FHS, Alvah MI. "In memory of ALEXANDER HACKET late farmer in Kirktown of Alva d. 25 July 1793 aged 64; his spouse JANE PARK d. 5 Mar, 1806 aged 81. Of their children CHARLES d. Sept. 1779 aged 21, ALEXANDER d. 24 Sept. 1780 aged 29 & ELSPET d. 13 Sept. 1782 aged 17. This stone was erected as a mark of respect by their affectionate son WILLIAM HACKET farmer in Mains of Fedderet; his beloved sister MARGARET d. 30 May 1809 aged 39. Also in memory of ISABELLA HACKET wife of WILLIAM WALLACE gardener Lady Bridge Asylum d. 23 Dec. 1893 aged 76. 1 line text.".