MacPherson Tree

MacPherson Tree

 

Introduction

If this is the first time you are using these trees, you are advised to read the general introduction which appears here.

There are 17 ministers mentioned in this tree, of whom eight were Free Church ministers. The following are references for all ministers whose names appear in the General Index of Scottish Presbyterian Ministers:


Brown, Ebenezer: see under C.1. Robert Hill
Brown, John: see under C.1. Robert Hill
Erskine, Ebenezer: see under C.1. Robert Hill
Fisher, James: see under C.1. Robert Hill
Hill, Ebenezer Brown: see under C.1.2.
Johnston, John: see under A.1.
MacPherson, Dougal: see under B.1.2.
MacPherson, Ebenezer Brown Hill: see under B.1.1.1.
MacPherson, Finlay: see under B.1.1.
Purves, David Jr.: see under A.1.2.1.
Purves, David Sr.: see under A.1.2. Charlotte Johnston
Sutherland, Andrew: see under A.1.2.2. Christian Purves
Sutherland, Andrew Neil: see under A.1.2.2. Christian Purves

 

Tree

A.1. John Johnston (1780-1833) married Elizabeth Home. He was minister of Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.187.

A.1.1. Eliza Johnston (d.1853) was the daughter of John Johnston, Edinburgh. She married, as his first wife, Finlay MacPherson.

A.1.2. Charlotte Johnston (d.1904) was the daughter of John Johnston, Edinburgh. She married David Purves, a Free Church minister.

A.1.2.1. David Purves (1855-1931?) was the son of David Purves, Sr., minister. He too was a Free Church minister.

A.1.2.2. Christian Purves (1858-1951) was the daughter of David Purves, Sr.. She married Andrew Neil Sutherland, a Free Church minister. He was a son of Andrew Sutherland, also a Free Church minister.

A.1.2.2.1. Lewis Albert Sutherland (1889-1954) was the son of Andrew Neil Sutherland. He was a United Free Church minister.

B.1. Duncan MacPherson, teacher, married Margaret MacGregor.

B.1.1. Finlay MacPherson (1821-1893) was the son of Duncan MacPherson, teacher. He was a Free Church minister. He married, firstly, Eliza Johnston; and secondly, Christina Gillies Hill.

B.1.1.1. Ebenezer Brown Hill Macpherson was the son of Finlay MacPherson, minister. He too was a Free Church minister.

B.1.2.Dougal MacPherson (1822-1897) was the son of Duncan MacPherson, teacher. He was a Free Church minister.

C.1. Robert Hill, writer, Stirling, married Janet Brown. She was a descendant of the Erskines and the Browns, ministers of the Secession Church. For a full account, see the source given under Ebenezer Brown Hill. Briefly, she was the daughter of Ebenezer Brown and Erskine Gray. Ebenezer Brown was the Secession minister of Inverkeithing, Fife; and the son of John Brown, Secession minister of Haddington. Erskine Gray was the daughter of John Gray, printer, and Mary Fisher. Mary Fisher was the daughter of James Fisher, Secession minister in Kinclaven, Perthshire, and Turpie Erskine. Turpie Erskine was the daughter of Ebenezer Erskine, Secession minister.

C.1.1. Christina Gillies Hill (1855-1887) was the daughter of Robert Hill, writer. She married, as his second wife, Finlay MacPherson.

C.1.2. Ebenezer Brown Hill (1831-1883) was the son of Robert Hill, writer. He was a Free Church minister.

C.1.2.1. James Robert Hill (1861-1904) was the son of Ebenezer Brown Hill. He was a clergyman of the Church of England.

C.1.2.2. Ebenezer Brown Hill (1862-1946) was the son of Ebenezer Brown Hill. He was a clergyman of the Church of England.

C.1.2.3. Henry Erskine Hill (1864-1939) was the son of Ebenezer Brown Hill. He was a clergyman of the Church of England.