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judithy Posted - 30 September 2008 : 22:01:52
Am researching Andrew Oliver, b abt 1740's in Roxburghshire, d abt 1819 at Yetholm Mains, (gored by a bull) buried at Linton Kirk Yard with wife Elspeth 1844-1829? and granddaughter Elspeth 1824-1827. I am sure more are more Olivers buried there, they were from Morebattle Parish. Thomas & Sinclair Oliver lived at Auchope near Sourhope from 1818 to 1830 when they immigrated to New York, USA.
FAMILY NAMES: Oliver, Buckham, Stuart, Cossie
OLIVER PLACES: Yetholm Mains, Kirk Yetholm, Auchope area
BUCKHAM, STUART, COSSIE, RUTHERFORD PLACES: Lustruther, Southdean parish, Maxton area, Fernichurst Mill on the Jed Water 2 1/2 miles above Jedburgh.
This is as far back as I have gotten, any help, information, history of area will be greatly appreciated.
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KristinWanlessRunge Posted - 30 January 2013 : 00:42:52
Greetings

My ancestors, George and Bessie (Cairns) Wanless, lived at Auchope Farm prior to emigrating to Canada and the U.S. in 1818. I assume they would have been the residents immediately before your ancestors. In researching the farm, I came across this reminiscence from Margaret Oliver Murray. It's quite a treasure, and she mentions Elspbeth, whom you also refer to.

If you haven't already come across this, please enjoy reading it...
http://www.electricscotland.com/history/childhood.htm

Kristin Wanless Runge
Wardy Posted - 13 February 2009 : 17:14:23
Managed to send everything Judithy - there was a naughty full-stop in the way.
Wardy Posted - 12 February 2009 : 18:58:35
Thanks for that Judithy (but boo hoo all the same!). I tried to send you the pics but Outlook Express rejected your email address - said it didn't recognise it. Will send you a copy of ye olde 1 inch OS map tomorrow as I can't face clambering into my cold loft tonight! Ed
judithy Posted - 10 February 2009 : 20:30:48
Sorry, my Thomas was married to Sinclair Buckham and was a shepherd. Can't find any Briggs in the family. You offered to send a map and a picture of Yetholm Mains to someone. Could you also send me a copy as Thomas' father, Andrew, lived and died at Yetholm Mains. Send to: jyjohnson1943@att.net. Thanks in advance.

judithy
Wardy Posted - 10 February 2009 : 19:27:05
Hi Judithy. The Thomas Oliver you refer to as living at Auchope in your 30 Sep 08 topic; was he a farmer and did he marry a Janet Briggs by any chance? Ed
terianne Posted - 26 October 2008 : 23:18:14
Try Reading "Bygone Yetholm - Portrait of a Border Village" published by Yetholm History Society 2006

Anne Turnbull

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