Agnes Ferrier

17 May 1752–
Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Agnes

When Agnes Ferrier was born on 17 May 1752, in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, William Ferrier, was 30 and her mother, Marion Algie, was 30. She married James Craig on 23 April 1768, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Craig
1753–
Agnes Ferrier
1752–
Marriage: 23 April 1768
Agnes Craig
1769–1847
Mayben Craig
1771–
Mary Craig
1771–
James Craig
1772–
James Craig
1774–
Janet Craig
1776–
George Craig
1777–
Robert Craig
1779–
Margaret Craig
1779–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1768Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: occupational name for a smith, one who shoed horses, from Old French ferrier ‘blacksmith, ironworker’ (medieval Latin ferrarius, from ferrus ‘horseshoe’, from Latin ferrum ‘iron’). Compare Farrier , Farrar .Scottish and English: occupational name for a ferryman, from Middle English ferier(e) ‘ferryman’. Black reports that lands called Ferrylands in Dumbarton, by a ferry across the Clyde, belonged to Robert Ferrier in 1512.French: occupational name from Old French ferrier ‘blacksmith, farrier’ (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Farrar
    Ferriman
    Farrier

    Sources (18)

    • Agnes Turner in entry for Mary Craig, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Agnes Ferrier, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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