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John Moffat's wife - Mary Bertram or Margaret Gibson (d 1833 Dunse)?
Posted by: Carolyn Hoffman (ID *****3983) Date: October 08, 2007 at 14:58:14
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I have a mystery re John Moffat, tenant of Hordweel, Berwickshire, Scotland, with two different records. One says that his wife, Mary Bertram, died April 10, 1833; the other says his wife, Margaret Gibson, died April 12, 1833. And, one was 69, the other 67. Which is it?

We have a marriage record for John Moffat and Mary Bertram, but not for John and Margaret Gibson. A 2nd marriage?

Duns Parish Churchyard. Page 98 No. 12 (Berwickshire Monumental Inscriptions).

Mary Bertram wife of John Moffat, tenant of Hoardweel 10.4.1833 - 69yrs.
said John Moffat 10.11.1840 - 84yrs.
son Peter tenant in Hoardweel 26.1.1862 - 63yrs.
son John died in London 11.11.1824 -
31yrs. Alison Aitchison wife of Peter Moffat 1.5.1865 - 71yrs.

Dunse Burial records:

1833
April 12 Margaret Gibson wife of John Moffat, tenant Hordweel, died 12th April 1833, and buried 15th April aged 67 years.

Any help in sorting this out would be appreciated.
Carolyn


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