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Murdoch BALFOUR

Male 1752 - 1836  (83 years)


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  • Name Murdoch BALFOUR 
    Born 26 Nov 1752 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 26 Nov 1752  [1
    Alt. Birth 
    • Chalmersquoy,Orkney Islands, Scotland
    Reference Number 25326 
    _UID CFD8B170ECC340B6B578D0E1D7C4E9D6A5D2 
    Died 1836  Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I15770  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father George BALFOUR,   b. Abt 1680, Langskaill, Westray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752-1776, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Mother Barbara RENDALL,   b. 1681-1719,   d. 1752-1779, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1730  [1, 2
    • Reference Number:186166
    Family ID F5388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean HEWISON,   b. 1744-1769, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793-1839, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1768-1803  [1
    • Reference Number:281584
    Children 
     1. Jean BALFOUR,   b. 28 Apr 1785, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1847, Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. James BALFOUR,   b. 18 Mar 1782, Chalmersquoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841-1851  (Age 68 years)
     3. Barbara BALFOUR,   b. 3 Aug 1788, Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1831-1883  (Age 94 years)
     4. Katrine BALFOUR,   b. 5 Jul 1791, Westray & Papa Westray Parish, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792-1885  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F6666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • [Br?derbund WFT Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Tree #0104, Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002]

      It was Murdock the youngest son that suucceded to Chalmersquoy. The Balfou rs of the 18th and 19th centuries were called the "Dons" due to their Span ish blood, see Jean Hewison Murdocks spouse for more details.

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] World Family Tree Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 12, 1998), Tree #0104 (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Dec 19, 2002

    2. [S32] World Family Tree Vol. 26, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 12, 1998), Tree #0104 (Reliability: 3).