Agnes Ferrier

Female17 May 1752–

Brief Life History 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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James Craig
Agnes Ferrier
Marriage: 23 April 1768
Agnes Craig
Mayben Craig
Mary Craig
James Craig
James Craig
Janet Craig
George Craig
Robert Craig
Margaret Craig

Sources (18)

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

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  • Marriage
    23 April 1768Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    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.

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