WHITTON and RITCH -Surname Studies and people from the Island of GRAEMSAY, Orkney

Alex Anderson

Alex Anderson

Male 1768 - 1856  (87 years)

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  • Name Alex Anderson  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Jan 1768  Heckness Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1856  Heckness Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3908  My Relatives
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father James Anderson,   b. Abt 1740,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elspeth Eliza Banks,   b. Abt 1740, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1758  [1
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father James Anderson,   b. Abt 1740, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship related 
    Mother Elspeth Eliza Banks,   b. Abt 1740, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elspeth Christian Cromarty,   b. 6 Mar 1774, Walls & Flotta, Orkney Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1793  Walls & Flotta, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Christina Anderson,   b. 1803, Longhope, S. Walls, Orkney c 6-3-1803 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]  [related]
     2. Elizabeth Anderson,   b. 26 Oct 1794, Walls, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878, heckness, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     3. James Anderson,   b. Abt 1796, Longhope Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Burnhouse, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     4. Jannet Anderson,   b. 19 May 1799, Walls & Flotta Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]  [unknown]
     5. Samuel Anderson,   b. 1808, heckness, Hoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Heckness Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F1785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Garson Family History.FTW]

      I hereby agree to build on a spot pointed out by you at Hackness a House
      of the Same Dimensions and on the Same plan with those lately built in
      Brims by Wm Thomson & Thomas Mowat, I agree to build it substantially &
      to ? a good thatch roof upon it. I also engage to make as good
      grass & cornland as the nature of will admit of the spot pointed by you
      round it. On this condition that I shall have and occupy the same house
      and land for the term of nineteen years from this date with this
      provision that if I have not at any period during the leases improved &
      rendered arable one nineteenth part of the whole or at least one acre
      for each year I have occupied it I engage to give up possession of the
      said house and land, I also agree to deliver up the House and Land, I
      also agree to deliver up the House at the end of the period for which by
      this Agreement I am to hold in good order and to pay a rent for the Land
      of one shilling per annum during the Lease if it is demanded. I am Sir
      Mr Alexander Anderson X (mark).-- To Capt Moodie.
      Melksetter May 13th One thousand eight hundred & thirteen years
      Walls OPR gives died 1856 at age of 96, which would give a birth date of 1760. Another entry gives his birth as 1768
      Further checking of spouse required. There is an entry in Parish
      register showing his spouse as Elspeth Robson. Margaret Anderson
      (Rowden) tells me wife was a Stewart. The latter would fit in with a
      grandson named William Stewart Anderson

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Garson Family History.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Oct 1999

    2. [S5] johnston2.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Oct 1999

    3. [S2] File from Robert Ewan.FTW.
      Date of Import: 27 Dec 2007