Andrew Moir, Min. of Ellon

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Andrew Moir, Min. of Ellon

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Birthplace: Foveran, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: March 19, 1774 (73)
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Moir of Oldmill and Elizabeth Simpson
Husband of Jean Forbes
Father of Elizabeth Moir; Reverend George Moir, Min. of Peterhead; Janet Moir; Jane Moir; William Moir and 1 other
Brother of Jean Moir; Agnes (Moir) Gray; Isobel Moir and Elizabeth Moir

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About Andrew Moir, Min. of Ellon

Biographical Summary

Andrew Moir, bapt. 13th Aug. 1700, eldest son of Andrew M. of Oldmill and Elizabeth Simpson ; licen. by Presb. of Alford 9th Aug. 1727; ord. to Towie 11th Sept. 1728, yet though disapproved by the General Assembly, 23rd May 1730, he remained min. ; trans, to Methlick 21st June 1739; pres. by William, Earl of Aberdeen, Dec. 1744 ; trans, and adm. 6th June 1745; died 19th March 1774. He marr. 7th Sept. 1737, Jean (died 10th Oct. 1789, aged 74), daugh. of William Forbes, min. of Tarves, and had issue —

  • Elizabeth, born 6th Nov. 1738 (marr. Robert Garden of Grange and Clerkhill, advocate, Aberdeen);
  • George, M.D., min. of Peterhead, born 5th April 1741 ;
  • Janet, born 10th Oct. 1743 ;
  • Jean, born 8th Nov. 1745, died 16th Sept. 1816;
  • Helen, born 30th Dec. 1747, died 1st Jan. 1749 ;
  • William, born 2nd Nov. 1750, died in London;
  • Andrew, born 28th April 1753.

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. VI, page 190

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Andrew Moir, Min. of Ellon's Timeline

1700
August 13, 1700
Foveran, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
August 13, 1700
1739
November 6, 1739
1741
April 5, 1741
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1743
October 10, 1743
1745
November 8, 1745
1750
November 2, 1750
1753
April 28, 1753
1774
March 19, 1774
Age 73