John Cleghorn, Min. of Wemyss

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John Cleghorn, Min. of Wemyss

Death: February 22, 1744 (60-69)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Janet Selkrig
Father of Matthew Cleghorn, Min. of Dryfesdale and Elizabeth Clerk

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About John Cleghorn, Min. of Wemyss

Biographical Summary

"John Cleghorn, M.A. (Edinburgh 21st October 1699); licen. by Presb. of Peebles 7th August 1700; ord. to Burntisland 7th May 1701; called 8th December 1710; trans. and adm. 7th February 1711; died 22nd February 1744, aged about 65. He married Janet Selkrig, and had issue:

  • Matthew, min. of Dryfesdale
  • Elizabeth (married Sir James Clerk of Penicuik, Baronet)
  • David
  • Charles
  • Ann
  • Christian"

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. V, page 121

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