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Alexander Abercromby

Also Known As: "Abercombie"
Birthplace: Stirling, Scotland, UK
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Candlemaker's Row, Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Cuningham
Father of James Abercrombie, SV/PROG

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About Alexander Abercromby

Birth: 1758 Death: Mar. 3, 1804

Family links:

 Elizabeth Cuningham Abercromby (____ - 1813)

Burial: Greyfriars Church Edinburgh City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Note the spelling by his grandson, Dr Alexander Abercromby - and all of the names are spelt ending in "y". "Sacred to the memory of Alexander Abercromby, Merchant Burgess of Edinburgh, born in Stirling 1758, died at Edinburgh 3rd March 1804; and his wife, Elizabeth Cuningham, died 19th June 1813[or 1818?]. Internment 21 feet east from this stone. Erected by his grandson, Dr Alexr. Abercromby"


Further notes on the first recorded usages of the name "Abercrombie, Abercromby" from A Dictionary of English Surnames: The Starndard Guide to English Surnames, by P.H.Reaney & R.M.Wilson (3rd ed., Oxford University Press, 1995). "William, John de Abercromby 1296, 1305... From the barony of Abercromby (Fife)." (G.F.Black's The Surnames of Scotland. New York, 1946.)

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Stirling, Scotland, UK
October 26, 1798
Age 40
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
March 3, 1804
Age 46
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK