Marjory Elder

21 December 1586–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Marjory

When Marjory Elder was born on 21 December 1586, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Elder, was 33 and her mother, Janet Wardlaw, was 28. She married John Alison on 12 January 1613. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Alison
1589–
Marjory Elder
1586–
Marriage: 12 January 1613
Child Alison
1614–
Andrew Alison
1615–
James Alison
1616–
John Allison
1617–
Margaret Alison
1620–
Christian Alison
1623–
Barbara Alison
1625–
Elspet Alisone
1629–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1613
children

(8)

    Child Alison

    Male1614–Male

    Andrew Alison

    Male1615–Male

    James Alison

    Male1616–Male

    Male1617–Male

    Margaret Alison

    Female1620–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Elder

    Male1553–Male

    Female1558–1598Female

siblings

(7)

    Kaete Elder

    Female1580–Female

    Barbara Elder

    Female1582–Female

    Grizel Elder

    Female1584–Female

    Female1586–Female

    Edward Elder

    Male1588–Male

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing nickname bestowed on the elder (Old English ealdra) of two bearers of the same personal name. It may also denote an elder of a Church, in the sense of a senior and respected member of a congregation.2 Americanized form of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Wardlaw in entry for Marjory Eldar, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marjory Elder in entry for John Alisone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marjory Elder in entry for Barbara Alisone, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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