Name: John ROBBIE
Given Name: John
Birth: 11 Apr 1815 in St. Cyrus, Kincardine, Scotland
Christening: 25 Apr 1815 St. Cyrus, Kincardine, Scotland
Death: 23 Apr 1887 in 31 Regent Place, Norton Park, Canongate, Edinburgh of abdominal tumor
In 1841 John Raby (25 Scotland) was a quarryman residing at Ratliff Terrace, Warkworth, North umberland, England with several other unrelated persons. In 1851 John was a quarryman residin g at Railway Hut, Knarsdale, Northumberland, England with his wife Euphemia and children Hall an Lyon, James, and John. In 1861 Euphemia lived at Pierhead, Kirriemuir, Angus with her si x children; John was a China merchant and was away traveling. In 1871 John was a quarrier em ploying 10 men and living at 18 Arthur Street, St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh; at home were Euphemi a, George, Kenneth, Mary, and granddaughter Elizabeth.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05
On 16 June 1870 John (laborer) arrived in New York on the ship "Australia" which had departe d Glasgow via Moville, Ireland. With him was son James (mason) with wife Mrs. J. and daughte r Helen. They appear to have soon returned to Scotland. On 23 Sept 1871 he again arrived in N ew York on the "Australia." Again he returned to scotland.
In 1881 John was a quarrier living at 31 Regent Place in Edinburgh; at home were Euphemia an d unmarried sons George, and Kenneth.
Witness to John's death certificate was his son George Robbie.
Father: James ROBBIE b: 1775 in Nether Contley, Peterculter, Aberdeen, Scotland c: 22 Oct 1775 in Peterculter, Aberdeen, Scotland
Mother: Agnes LYON b: 1771/1776 in Of Dunnottar, Kincardine, Scotland
Euphemia MAIN b: 1818/1820 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
20 Oct 1842
in Lamberton Toll, Mordington, Berwick, Scotland
Both were listed from Dunbar. Witnesses were William White and Shusanna White.
Note: Lamberton Toll was a border town with England where "runaway" marriages were performed . It is probable that one or both sets of parents did not approve of the marriage.
- Helen Lyon ROBBIE b: Oct/Dec 1844 in Morpeth (Alnwick), Northumberland, England
- James ROBBIE b: Oct/Dec 1846 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England
- John ROBBIE b: 18 Nov 1848 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England
- George Main ROBBIE b: 31 Mar 1852 in England
- Kenneth ROBBIE b: 8 Mar 1855 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
- Mary ROBBIE b: 30 Apr 1857 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland