Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I18456
  • Name: Elizabeth Ramsay
  • Sex: F
  • Note:

    Dau of David Ramsay of Clatto.
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    Henry Pitcairn, married Elizabeth Ramsay, a wealthy heiress, and from then that particular branch of Pitcairn arms were quartered with the Ramsay arms.
    http://www.pitcairnfamily.com
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    Forthar was the home of the main branch of the family from 1456-1756. In 1625 it was given an annual value of 180 merks. Ten generations lived there over a period of exactly 300 years. The land came to the Pitcairns of Pitcairn & Innernethy through marriage of the 10th Laird, Henry Pitcarne, to an heiress Elizabeth Ramsay. The first generation called themselves ?Pitcairn of Forthar-Ramsay?. Thereafter they were known as ?Pitcairn of Forthar? though they kept the Ramsay eagles quartered with the red Pitcairn mascles in their Coat of Arms.
    http://www.clanpitcairn.com
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    Some make her the daughter of a family from Suffolk, England, but this is surely wrong.
  • _UID: F8058A84CD5D4405A757344E079E49EEDA48
  • Change Date: 23 OCT 2007



    Father: David Ramsay

    Marriage 1 Henry Pitcairn b: ABT 1440
    • Married: 1460 in Forthar, Lanarkshire 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabella Pitcairn b: in Faltham, Fifeshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://www.pitcairnfamily.com
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