Aikin, Bessie

Birth Name Aikin, Bessie
Gender female


"Bessie Aikin" follows John McRobert in the 1684 Parish List and is probably his wife.

Not far away, 2 miles east of Kirkinner town, is an Alexander Aiken in "SKELLERIE" in the 1684 list. "Agnes Aikin" is next in LYBRECK, which is next to Jennet McRobbert wife of Andrew Reid.


Family of McCrobert, John? and Aikin, Bessie

Married Husband McCrobert, John? ( * about 1650 + ... )

tentative family based on nothing more than LDS transcribed Parish records for Wigtown. Assuming all McCroberts are children of John. Janet McCrobert who married Patrick Rob 1608 was daughter of John:
"15 Jun 1708 Patrick Rob in Whitehorn of Whithorn and Janet McCrobert daughter to John McCrobert in Wigtown Parish.
She ---- Servitrix in Meikle Airies Kirkinner"

Wife could be Agnes -
"Agnes McCrobert to flitt and remove from ane ʒeard … and … decernes hir in xlviij s. restand of the ʒeard rent; 1671 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. MS 25 Oct."
"Decernis John McCrobert and Thomas Bell to deliuer to William Fullartoun elder ane meikill pot quhilk thai ressauit for John Andersones ponie or ten merkis therfoir; 1613 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec" [Note the date!]

This marriage record in Kirkinner is probably another brother -
18 Feb 1703 William McCrobert and Margaret McCrobert19 Nov 1704 Thomas McRobert in Kilbrine and Janet Milmine A Lawful Daughter Janet

James McCrobert "of Wigton" who had daughter Rachel 5 Sep 1697 might be the oldest.

Name Birth Date Death Date
McCrobert, Jamesabout 1675
McCrobert, Thomasabout 1680
McCrobert, Stephenabout 1680
McCrobert, Williamabout 1680
McCrobert, Johnabout 1685
McCrobert, Janetabout 1690