McAlpine, Orr, Gillespie, Ballantine surnames
I have been working on researching my deceased husband's scottish ancestors the past year. I have encountered all these surnames. I started with a Marion Wood who married Duncan McAlpine in 1811 in Irvine, Ayr, Scotland. I have researched all the McAlpine families in Irvine, Ayr, Scotland area. I have a Duncan McAlpine married to Agnes Francis 6 Nov 1786 and their descendants down 2 generations.
I have a William Orr who marries Margaret McAlpine 19 Mar 1852 in Irvine, Ayr, Scotland and their descendants. Margaret's parents are Thomas McAlpine and Agnes Skelly.
James Gillespie marries Janet Ballantine 18 Jun 1854 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland. Their daughter Margaret Gillespie marries Alexander McEwan 19 Jun 1878 in Glasgow.
Are you related to any of these individuals?