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Robert Moffat Buchanan

Male 1877 -


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  • Name Robert Moffat Buchanan  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 28 October 1877  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74570  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 September 2002 

    Father Alexander Magowan Buchanan,   b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Moffat,   b. about 1853, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1916, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Family ID F52132  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Agnes Simpson McRuer,   b. about 1881 
    Married 26 June 1908  Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • (Transcript received from Cameron Research, February, 2003)
      On 26 June 1908, at Baronial Rooms, 110c Thistle Street, District Gorbals, Burgh Glasgow, after publication of Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland.
      Robert Moffat Buchanan, aged 30 years. Bachelor. Builders' Carter residing at 80 Rose Street South, Glasgow.
      Father: Alexander Buchanan, Carter
      Mother: Elizabeth Buchanan m.s. Moffat
      (married)
      Agnes Simpson McRuer, aged 26 years. Spinster. Bonded Warehouse Woman residing at 103 Rose Street South, Glasgow.
      Father: Archibald McRuer, Grain Carter
      Mother: Janet McRuer m.s. McGranger *
      Witnesses: Jenny McRuer, Angus Young
      Clergyman: A.W. Scudamore Forbes
      Ref: 644/17/288

      * Janet McRuer's maiden name is Granger [1]
    Children 
     1. Janet Buchanan
     2. Alexander Buchanan
     3. Robert Buchanan
    Family ID F52192  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Transcript of Birth Entry:
      Birth Ref. No. 1877 590/2 85
      Robert Moffat, Illegitimate, 28th October 1877 5h 15m am Portland Street, Troon
      Mother: Elizabeth Moffat, Domestic servant
      Reg. by Elizabeth Moffat (mother) 22.11.1877

      BIRTH: RCE Vol 1 Page 27 Paternity
      Paternity action by Elizabeth Moffat against Alexander McGowan otherwise Buchanan, Coal shipper, Troon 18th April 1878 [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.


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