Robert Haig of Throsk

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Robert Haig

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Son of James Haig of Bermersyde and Elizabeth Haig
Husband of Elspeth Haig
Father of John Haig of Orchard Farm
Brother of Robert HAIG; George HAIG; James HAIG, Jr.; William HAIG; David HAIG and 5 others

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About Robert Haig of Throsk

Robert Haig was censured by his church elders for operating a still upon the Sabbath in 1655. This is the oldest known reference to a whisky distillery. His descendants operated distilleries in England, Ireland and Scotland. John Jameson, the founder of Jameson Irish whiskey, married one of them, Margaret Haig.

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Robert Haig of Throsk's Timeline

1593
1593
1630
1630
Age 37
1664
June 1664
Age 71