Alexander Anderson of English Mill, Inverugie (2)

Generation IV 2

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Alexander Anderson of English Mill, Inverugie (2) b.1676 d.1754 [map in new window].

Son of Alexander Anderson of English Mill, Inverugie (1) b.1640 d.1715. Buried at Peterhead. He lived in the time of William, 9th Earl Marischal of Inverugie, who married Lady Drummond.

Married (1) Margaret Urquhart d.1706 aged 26. Buried at Peterhead.

Married (2) in circa 1714 Mary Gordon b.1682 d.3 May 1725 aged 43. Buried at Peterhead.

They had the following children:

M i John b.1715. Died young, buried at Peterhead.
F ii Elizabeth b.1718. Her baptism is in Peterhead Register. Married a Mr Cheyne, Master, RN.
F iii Unknown b.1719. Married a Mr Maclean, merchant in Aberdeen.
M iv Alexander of English Mill Inverugie (3) b.1721 d.1794.
M v George b.1724. Farmer in S.Essie. His baptism is in St Fergus parish register.

Married (3) Catherine Elrick d.1748 aged 59. Buried at Peterhead.

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Notes on sources

Anderson family tree

Information is largely taken from the book 'The Andersons of Peterhead'. This was based on the records made by John Anderson 1825/1903 [VIII 32], known as 'China John'. This was brought up to date in 1936 by Cecil Ford Anderson [X 17] and Agnes Donald Ferguson [CS 45 X b]. Many photographs were taken and compiled in an album by Olive Edis (daughter of Mary Murray, daughter of Andrew Murray (2) of Aberdeen). Corrections to both Janet Innes Anderson's and Alexander Murray's death dates from Robert Murray Watt and Iain Forrest.

Forrest family tree

Iain Forrest kindly supplied material to update the Forrest family (progeny of William Forrest) details.

Hibbert family tree

The information is largely taken from a tree compiled by F.B. (she knows who she is!) with extra material found by the author.

Murray family tree

The 'Genealogical Table showing various branches of the Murray family', from which this information was taken, was prepared by Alexander Murray of Blackhouse, extended by Andrew Murray - advocate - Aberdeen circa 1880 and further extended by Arthur Murray Watt 1972. The generational notation is the author's.

Pike family tree

Information from family sources as well as 'Burke's Landed Gentry' 1875

Stevenson family tree and many Stevenson and Anderson photos

Deepest thanks for some fantastic pictures and for writing the wonderful book 'Jobs for the Boys' to Hew Stevenson, which you can see on

And the rest

Thanks also to all who have written in with information, advice, help and, most importantly, corrections.

© John Hibbert 2001-2013

28 February, 2021