David was born about 1791, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Jane Smellie. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was David (1816-1884).
!Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wilahu/index.html Auston-McQuire Genealogy Site Cook, Stapples, Duffy, and MacKinnon Families, and email from Lesley A McQuire of that site.