Alexander Harper
(Source of Forgue) Harper
Alexander Harper
(Cal 1760-1824)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Margaret Hall

Alexander Harper

  • Born: Cal 1760
  • Marriage: Margaret Hall before 1778
  • Died: 1824
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  General Notes:

05/01/1778HARPERANNEALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0010 0287CONLAND MILL (Patrick Harper & Alex Cope?)
04/07/1779HARPERBARBARAALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0010 0290LINT MILL (Patrick Harper & John Blair?)
24/10/1781HARPERISOBELALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0010 0295 CONLANDMILL
20/07/1783HARPERALEXANDERALEXANDER HARPER/MFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0010 0298 CONLANDMILL
28/06/1786HARPERMARGARETALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0030 0072 CONLANDMILL (Alexander Shand and John Wall)
29/06/1788HARPERHELENALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0030 0083CONLAND MILL (Alexander Shand and John Wall)
16/01/1790HARPERELIZABETHALEXANDER HARPER/FFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0030 0090CONLAND
16/11/1791HARPERJOHNALEXANDER HARPER/MFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0030 0099CONLAND
05/05/1793HARPERGEORGEALEXANDER HARPER/MFORGUE/ABERDEEN194/00 0030 0107LINTMILL


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A granite stone bears this inscription : - " Here are interred the remains of
Alexander Harper, who died, much regretted, on 11 March, 1838, aged 84. He filled
the ofifice of Convener of the Incorporated Trades, and was afterwards, from 1836 till
the time of his death, a magistrate of the city of Aberdeen ; also Helen Stuart, his wife,
who died 5 February, 1859, aged 67." He was the son of Alexander Harper, late of
Conland Mill, who died July 8, 1824, aged 84. He held the office of elder in this
parish for fifty years.



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  Chronology:

He resided in 1781 in Conland Mill, Forgue, Auchterless. 1


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Alexander married Margaret Hall before 1778. (Margaret Hall was born before 1760.)


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1 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism IH 1781.