Further Details of the Parentage of Margaret Ritchie

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Further Details of the Parentage of Margaret Ritchie.

No details of the marriage a James Ritchie and a Jean Pollok have been found as of yet, nor the birth baptism of a Margaret to the aforementioned James Ritchie and Jean Pollok. However according to the Mormon IGI there are the baptisms of six other children of James Ritchie and  Jean Pollok recorded in the parish register of Mearns.  This is probably sufficient to confirm the parentage of Margaret Ritchie as recorded on her death certificate of. James Ritchie and a Jean Pollok  as correct. Only the actual baptismal entry of William their first recorded son has been seen and this identifies James Ritchie and Jean Pollok as being at Longtown (aka Langton, Longton) a farm a few miles to the south west of Malletsheugh.

 Other children of James Ritchie and Jean Pollok recorded in the parish register of Mearns

William  born 8th May 1796 ay Longtown, (Longton, Langton), baptised 22nd May 1796 - from actual Baptismal entry
Jean  22nd April 1798 - from Mormon IGI
Elizabeth  15th June 1800 - from Mormon IGI
Elizabeth  20th June 1802 (first one died in infancy?)  - from Mormon IGI
Mary  10th February 1805  - from Mormon IGI
John  2nd August 1807 -  - from Mormon IGI