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Jean Moir

Birthplace: Foveran, Aberdeenshire, UK
Death: January 25, 1792 (90)
Foveran, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Andrew Moir of Oldmill and Elizabeth Simpson
Wife of William Mitchell of Newburgh
Mother of Andrew Mitchell; Elizabeth Mitchell; Jean Mitchell; William Mitchell and Alexander Mitchell
Sister of Andrew Moir, Min. of Ellon; Agnes (Moir) Gray; Isobel Moir and Elizabeth Moir

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About Jean Moir

Biographical Summary

Jean Moir (eldest daughter of Andrew Moir II. and Elizabeth Simpson of Thornton), bap. at Foveran 14th Mar. 1701. Witnesses, Mr. George Moir (the child's uncle, afterwards Minister of Towie, see p. 12), and William Annand, servitor to ye said Andrew Moir. Married (contract dated Aug. 14) 2d Sept. 1731, William Mitchell of Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, merchant, son of William Mitchell of Newburgh, merchant (and elder brother of Alexander Mitchell, in Tillycorthie, in the adjoining parish of Udny, progenitor of the late Alexander Mitchell, M.P., of Stow, in the county of Edinburgh, and of the existing families of "Mitchell-Innes" of Ayton Castle and Whitehall, in the shire of Berwick, &c.

Jean Moir — Mrs. Mitchell — was interred in the churchyard of Foveran 25th Jan. 1792 (burial register of the parish) ; issue three sons and two daughters, viz. :

  • William Mitchell
  • Andrew Mitchell
  • Alexander Mitchell
  • Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Jean Mitchell

SOURCE: Gill of Savock, Andrew John Mitchell. The families of Moir and Byres. Edinburgh : Scott & Ferguson, 1885. page 19-26

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Jean Moir's Timeline

March 14, 1701
Foveran, Aberdeenshire, UK
March 14, 1701
September 13, 1736
November 24, 1740
January 25, 1792
Age 90
Foveran, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
January 25, 1792
Age 90