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The Davidson Connection?

The following cemetery inscriptions were found in a 1983 issue of the magazine, "Scottish Home and Country." One wonders if there might be some connection:
"In Cromarty there is an ancient burial ground, high on a hillside overlooking Cromarty Firth where one is looking out to sea. A slight mystery surrounds #25, where lies interred the body of Elizabeth Rose (?Ross) who d. in 1714, wife of Alexander Davidson, Sheriff Clerk of Cromarty who departed this life December 7, 1714. Also in the same plot is Gills Dingwall, third spouse of Alexander Davidson. Where is wife #2? .... An older stone in the same railed compound contains notation of Alexander Davidson, Notary Public of Cromarty and spouse Elspeth ....dep....(all could get from stone - difficult to read)."

{*} [MacKay Hall] {*} [Heritage Hall] {*} [Copyright (C) 1996] {*}

 


 


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