Mary Erskine

22 April 1628–about 1675 (Age 46)
Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Erskine was born on 22 April 1628, in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Erskine Master of Cardross, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Bellenden, was 26. She married John Buchanan 22nd Laird of Buchanan in 1653, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died about 1675, in Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

John Buchanan 22nd Laird of Buchanan
1628–1682
Mary Erskine
1628–1675
Marriage: 1653
Elizabeth Buchanan
1651–1693

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1653
Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place on the south bank of the Clyde outside Glasgow, first recorded in 1225 in the form Erskin. Other early spellings vary ( 1227 Yrskin; 1262 Ireskin; 1300 Harskin, Irschen).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Erskine, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Erskine -
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