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Looking for parents of William BEATTIE born Dumfries 1796/8

Query by fishergate

William Beattie was born in Dumfries/hire between 1796-8 according to his census records.He married Elizabeth Newill by licence in Meols Brace, Shropshire in 1824 and was at that time a tea dealer.
They settled in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire. Records show he was a seed dealer and by 1841 a farmer.He is on the electoral register by 1861 and died in 1874. There seem to be links with Liverpool and his son William became a gardener and seed dealer in Knotty Ash from 1851-61. I have researched the Dumfrieshire baptismal records extensively and have narrowed William Beattie Snr's birth down to the son of either William Beattie/ Janet Walker or Andrew Beattie/ Margaret Robertson and I would be interested to link with anyone who has these Scottish ancestors.

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on 2011-03-12 15:25:23

fishergate has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2011. is researching the following names: BEATTIE, FITZPATRICK, IKIN.

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user edmondsallan deactivated
by fishergate on 2011-03-13 12:38:25

Thank you for replying. Does this William Beattie belong to your family tree? Do you know whether he married in Scotland ? (Rebecca Watson ?)
I am interested in Mary McAdam because I have researched a William Beattie born to Andrew Beattie/Margaret Hebertson(27/11/1796) and one born to Andrew Beattie/Margaret Robertson(12/7/1798)Neither Margaret or Andrew are family names for his children but Mary is. And Robert crops up in the next generation.
Thank you for your reply I will try to research Mary McAdam. Which parish was this marriage ?

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