1761–4 September 1846 (Age 85)
Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
When Elspet Cruickshank was born in 1761, in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, her father, John Cruickshank, was 24 and her mother, Elspet Milne, was 23. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Alexander Pyper. She lived in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 4 September 1846, in Marykirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Marykirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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After Alexander's death (1825), Elspet continued to live here with her two unmarried daughters, Isabel and Catherine. In the census of 1841, Elspet listed her occupation as "crofter", which means a fa …