Agnes Balderstone

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Personal and Family Information

Agnes was born about 1687, the daughter of John Balderstone and Elisabeth Main. The place is not known.

Her husband was James Simpson, who she married on 24 APR 1709 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their twelve known children were Elizabeth (c1710-?), John (c1711-?), Patrick (c1713-?), John (c1715-?), Alexander (c1717-?), Robert (c1719-?), James (c1720-?), Agnes (c1722-?), Helen (c1723-?), David (c1725-?), John (c1727-?) and David (c1729-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Agnes Balderstone
(c1687-?)

 

John Balderstone
(c1634-?)

 

Robert Balderstone
(c1608-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Marion Gray
(c1608-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Elisabeth Main
(c1658-?)

 

Thomas Main
(c1629-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT 1687
Christening27 MAR 1687
Place: Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland

Notes

Note 1

!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ Old Parish Register Births & Baptisms

Date Surname Forename Parent Names Sex Parish City/County

27/03/1687 BALDERSTONE AGNES JOHN BALDERSTONE/ELISABETH MAINE U Linlithgow/WEST LOTHIAN

!Source: Laurena Grant. From her notes:

..., the marriage records in BOTH Falkirk and Linlithgow for Agnes Balderston and James Simpson state quite clearly that Agnes was the daughter of JOHN Balderston,...

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I believe your Agnes Balderstone was the daughter of John Balderston and Elizabeth Main, baptised in Linlithgow on 27/MARCH/1687. Her parents John and Elizabeth married 5/Oct/1684 in Linlithgow.

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..., you can be reassured that there was ONLY 1 marriage recorded in Linlithgow for a John Balderston between 1553 and 1854! So as far as Agnes Balderston is concerned - it is safe to say you have now got the right one!