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EAGLESHAM, DAVID, M.A.

Born at Craigie, Ayrshire, 1859. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Half-Morton, 1890. Married, 1899, Lizzie Barr.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.96

He served in Half-Morton and Gretna, Dumfries-shire.


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EASTON, MATTHEW GEORGE, D.D.

Born in Lanarkshire, 1823. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and Reformed Presbyterian Divinity Hall. Ordained at Girvan, 1848. Married, 1849, Ann Dobie. Translated, 1861, to Darvel. Joined the Free Church at the union in 1876. Died, 1894.

Publications.—In addition to translations from the German, Unitarianism, its History. Doctrine of the Trinity. Illustrated Bible Dictionary, etc.


Supplementary Information

FRPCS, p.8

He served in Darvel, Ayrshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Matthew George Easton.


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EATON, DAVID, D.D.

Born at Luthermuir, Kincardineshire, 1850. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Mortlach, 1878. Married, the same year, Annabella Cameron. Translated, 1884, to Melville Church, Aberdeen; and, 1893, to Great Hamilton Street, Glasgow.

Publications.—Translations of Weiss’ Biblical Theology of New Testament (vol. i.). Delitzsch on the Psalms (3 vols.). Rothe on First John. Numerous articles in Dr. Hastings’ Bible Dictionaries.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.251

He served in Mortlach, Banffshire; Aberdeen – Melville; and Glasgow – Great Hamilton Street.


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EDERSHEIM, ALFRED, D.D.

Born in 1823 or 1824. A convert of the Scottish Jewish Mission at Pesth. Studied at the New College, Edinburgh. Licensed by the Presbytery of Edinburgh, under authority of the General Assembly, 1845. Ordained missionary to the Jews at Jassy, 1846. From this mission he retired, 1847. Married, 1848, Mary Bloomfield; and, 1867, Sophia Heincock. Settled at Old Machar, 1849, and translated to Torquay, English Presbyterian Church, 1863. Joined the Church of England about 1882, became vicar in Dorsetshire, Warburtonian Lecturer in Lincoln’s Inn, and subsequently Lecturer on the Septuagint in the University of Cambridge. Died, 1889. Dr. Edersheim was a voluminous author, and, in addition to the works mentioned below, he published several stories dealing with Jewish and Palestinian life.

Publications.—History of the Jews from A.D. 70. History of Elisha the Prophet. The Temple: its Ministry and Services. Sketches of Jewish Social Life in the Days of Christ. Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah. Prophecy and History in Relation to the Messiah (Warburtonian Lectures).


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EDGAR, JOHN, M.A.

Born at Irongray, Dumfries-shire, 1833. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, and Divinity Hall of the Reformed Presbyterian Church. Ordained at Glasgow, Barrowfield, 1863. Married, 1865, Eliza Curr. Joined the Free Church at the union in 1876.


Supplementary Information

FRPCS, p.9

FUFC, p.209

He served in Glasgow – Barrowfield.


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EDGAR, PETER

Born in 1816. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. He signed the Probationers’ Resolutions, 1843. Ordained at Memus, Forfarshire, 1844. Married, 1845, Mary Ann Guthrie. Became senior minister, 1886. Died, 1893.


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Background
He was born on 24th March, 1816, in Manor, Peebles-shire, the son of Thomas Edgar and Elizabeth Landell.

Education
He studied Divinity in Edinburgh University, 1837-41.

Marriage
He married Mary Ann Guthrie on 4th November, 1845, in Oathlaw, Angus. She was born on 12th March, 1815, in Tannadice, Angus, the daughter of Thomas Guthrie and Elizabeth Scrimgeour.

Ministry
“Peter Edgar, Linlithgow” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He served in Memus, Angus.

Death
He died on 29th October, 1893, in Clova, Angus, 1893. She died there in 1888.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Elisabeth Edgar born on 10th and baptized on 30th November, 1846, in Tannadice, Angus. She died in 1928 in Clova, Angus.

(2) Patricia Marianne Edgar born on 23rd July and baptized on 13th August, 1854, in Tannadice, Angus. She died in 1921 in Clova, Angus.

(3) Thomas Guthrie Edgar born on 1st August, 1855, in Tannadice, Angus. He died in infancy.

(4) Thomasina Joanna Isabella Edgar born on 31st March, 1858, in Tannadice, Angus. She died there that same year.

Sources
www.docstoc.com

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Peter Edgar.


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EDMONSTONE, JOHN

Born at Edinburgh, 1801. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Ashkirk, 1837. Married, 1842, Janet Waddell. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. At the Disruption he made many sacrifices. No site could be secured for a manse. He had to take shelter in a small house four miles from his church. Speedily deprived of this, he removed to a dilapidated farmhouse three miles farther away. In 1845 he transferred his residence to Selkirk, where he remained for fourteen years, carrying on his work at a distance of six miles from his flock. For nearly eight years he walked every Sunday to his church and back, after preaching and conducting the Sabbath school. Died, 1895. [Vol. 2 says he finished in Ashkirk in 1865.]

Publications.—Mr. Edmonstone assisted in editing Johnstone & Hunter’s edition of Owen’s Works, and also published an edition of Milton. [His surname is Edmonston in the Act of Separation.]


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.2, p.170

He served in Ashkirk, Roxburghshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: John Edmonston.


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EDWARD, DANIEL, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1815. Studied at the Universities, Edinburgh and Berlin. Ordained missionary to the Jews, 1841. Stationed at Jassy in Moldavia. Transferred, 1848, to Lemberg. Driven out of Austria, 1852, he was stationed at Breslau. Married, 1846, Catherine Grant. Latterly Mr. Edward was aided in his work among the Jews by the members of a German congregation who gathered round him for the sake of evangelical teaching, and who, while having a pastor of their own, received into their number his converts to the faith. Retired, 1896. Died the same year.

Publications.—Missionary Life among the Jews in Moldavia, Galicia, and Silesia. Memoirs and Letters of Mrs. Edward.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.715

A sister of his married James A. Aitken, a Free Church missionary to India.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Daniel Edward.


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ELDER, GEORGE, M.A.

Born in Skye, 1840. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Alloa, West, 1871. Married, 1874, Emma Augusta Griffin. Translated, 1873, to Greenwich, English Presbyterian Church.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 17th April, 1840, in Sleat, Inverness-shire, the son of Colin Elder, merchant, and Agnes McKie. Sleat was a parish in the Isle of Skye.

Education
He probably graduated M.A. from Edinburgh University in 1864. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1865-68.

Marriage
He married Emma Augusta Griffin in the 4th quarter of 1874 in Dover, Kent, England. She was born on 4th September and baptized on 21st October, 1844, in Landour, Bengal, India, the daughter of Captain Charles Griffin and his wife Eliza.

Ministry
He served in Alloa – West, Clackmannanshire.

Death
He died in the 3rd quarter of 1924 in Lewisham, London. His wife died there in the 4th quarter of 1927.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) George Hubert Elder born in the 4th quarter of 1875 in Greenwich, London, England. A George Hubert Elder appears in New Zealand. He married Catherine Elizabeth Findlay in 1914. He died on 17th June, 1946, aged 72, and was buried in the Northern Cemetery, Dunedin, Block 43, Plot 13A.

(2) Arthur Sydney Welsh Elder born on 25th September, 1878, in Greenwich, London. He married Elizabeth Winifred Bell in the 3rd quarter of 1905 in Greenwich, London, England. She died in the second quarter of 1919 and in July, 1919, he emigrated to Argentina. He worked for a railway company and settled in Buenos Aires.

(3) William Alfred Elder born in the 1st quarter of 1881 in Greenwich, London, England. He married Susan Mildred Pringle in the second quarter of 1915 in Kensington, London, England. He died in the 1st quarter of 1966 in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

(4) Edith Grace Elder born on 14th May, 1883, in Greenwich, London, England. She died in the 2nd quarter of 1969 in Bridge, Kent, England.

(5) Alexander Henry Elder born in the 4th quarter of 1884 in Dover, Kent, England. He married Catherine L. Arnold in the 3rd quarter of 1913 in St George’s Hanover Square, London, England. He died in the 4th quarter of 1957 in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

Source
www.northerncemetery.org.nz/burial/search

comunidad.dateas.com/arthur-elder

bridteacher.blogspot.co.uk/2009/08/for-my-cousin-in-argentina.html

bridteacher.blogspot.co.uk/2009/08/best-wishes-from-east-yorkshire.html


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ELDER, GEORGE OGILVIE

Born at Kirkbuddo, Forfarshire, 1840. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Borgue, 1867. Married, 1868, Margaret Stalker Crichton. Died, 1899.


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Background
He was born on 9th February, 1840, at the Mains of Kirkbuddo, Guthrie, Angus, the son of James Elder, grieve, and Betty Allan..

Education
He attended the local school and then Dundee High School. He entered Edinburgh University in 1856. There was a George Elder who graduated M.A. from Edinburgh University in 1861. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1861-65.

Marriage
He married Margaret Stalker Crichton on 11th June, 1868, in Arbroath, Angus. She was born on 3rd April and baptized on 12th May, 1839, in St Vigeans, Angus, the daughter of David Crichton and Margaret Smith.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Dundee in 1865. He did mission work in Arbroath, was assistant to John Sandison there, and was ordained to Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire., in July, 1867.

Death
He died on 1st August, 1899, in Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire. His wife died there in 1920.

Family
There is no sign that they had issue.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: George Ogilvy Elder.


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ELDER, HUGH, M.A.

Born at Carnwath, Lanarkshire, 1867. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Leven, 1893. Married, 1900, Hannah Gilbert Macainsh.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.32

He served in Leven, Fife.


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ELDER, JOHN

Born in the parish of Tealing, 1783. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Appointed missionary in Yell, where he was ordained, 1838. Married, 1842, Julia Richardson. Translated to the parish of Walls, Shetland, 1841. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Resigned, 1858. Died, 1860.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.318

For some family connections, see the Kennedy Tree.

He served in Walls and Sandness, Orkney.


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ELDER, JOHN ROBSON

Born at Edinburgh, 1840. Son of Dr. R. Elder, Rothesay. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cromarty, 1869. Married, the same year, Mary Isabella Wilson. Translated to Arrochar, 1882. Died, 1897.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 22nd June and baptized on 9th August, 1840, in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh, the son of Robert Elder and Margaret Robson.

Education
He attended classes at Edinburgh University and then worked as an accountant in Glasgow for four years. He graduated M.A. from Edinburgh University in 1864. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1863-67.

Marriage
He married Mary Isabella Wilson on 9th December, 1869, in Govan, Glasgow. She was born on 9th and baptized on 24th November, 1839, in Barony, Glasgow, the daughter of John Wilson and Barbara Harvey.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Dunoon in the summer of 1867. He assisted in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, and St Matthew’s, Glasgow, before being ordained in 1869 in Cromarty, Ross and Cromarty. On 8th June, 1882, he was transferred to Arrochar, Dunbartonshire.

Death
His wife died in 1896 in Arrochar, Dunbartonshire. He then went to stay with George Brown, the minister in Pau, France, and it was there that he died on 23rd May, 1897.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Annie Margaret Elder born in 1876 in Cromarty, Ross and Cromarty. She died there in 1879.

Sources
Minutes of the Free Presbytery of Dumbarton, NRS, CH3/80/2

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: John Robson Elder.


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ELDER, NEIL STEWART, M.A.

Born at Watten, Caithness-shire, 1853. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Tealing, 1883. Married, 1894, Isabella Duke.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.393

He was ordained in Tealing, Angus, on 6th March, 1883.

His son, John Elder, was a minister of the United Free Church: FUFC, p.422.


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ELDER, ROBERT, D.D

Born at Inveraray in 1808. Studied at Glasgow University. Ordained in 1831 at Kilbrandon, Argyllshire. Translated to Killin, 1834; and, 1838, to St. Paul’s, Edinburgh. Married, the same year, Margaret Robson. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated to Rothesay, West, 1847. Was Moderator of the General Assembly, 1871. Became senior minister, 1882. Dr. Elder took a prominent part in that pre-Disruption work which paved the way for the great exodus. Died, 1892.

Publication.—The Redeemer’s Cry, and other Sermons.


Supplementary Information

FES Vol.1, p.188

His son John Robson Elder was a Free Church minister.

His daughter, Nancy Eliza Elder, married John Munro Russell, a minister, and son of a Free Church minister, Alexander Fraser Russell. See the tree of Alexander Fraser, Inverness for his family connections.

He served in Edinburgh – St. Paul’s; and Rothesay – West, Bute.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Robert Elder.


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ELDER, WILLIAM, L.R.C.S. & P. (Edinburgh).

Born at Buckie, 1844. Studied at Edinburgh University. Appointed medical missionary at Madras under the Medical Missionary Society, 1871. [See List of missionaries for alternative starting date.] Married, 1874, Annie Henderson. Licensed and ordained by the Presbytery of Madras, 1882, having gathered a native congregation in connection with his work. Resigned, 1884, and, 1886, became superintendent of a medical mission in Bristol.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1844 in Rathven, Banffshire, probably the son of William Elder, farm manager, and Janet (Jessie) Shand. Buckie was in the parish of Rathven.

Education
A William Elder graduated M.B, C.M., from Edinburgh University in 1885.

Marriage
He married Annie Henderson. She was born about 1848 in Scotland.

Death
He died in the 4th quarter of 1917 in Bristol, England. His wife died there in the 2nd quarter of 1910.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Elizabeth Henrietta Elder born about 1877 in India. She died in the 1st quarter of 1934 in Bristol, England.

(2) Janet Annie Elder born about 1882 in India. She married John Fogarty in the 2nd quarter of 1908 in Bristol, England. She died in the 1st quarter of 1925 in Cardiff, Wales.


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ELMSLIE, JOHN, M.A.

Born in Aberdeenshire, 1831. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, 1862. Married, the same year, Jessie Mitchell; and, 1881, Jane H. Anderson. Translated, 1866, to New Zealand, where he was settled at Christchurch.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 1st October, 1831, at Southfield, Keig, Aberdeenshire, the son of Peter Elmslie, farmer, and Katharine Lawson.

Education
He attended the local parish and grammar schools. He studied at Aberdeen University, from 1853, and the Free Church College, Aberdeen. He was awarded his M.A. in 1857 and his D.D. in 1890.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Jessie Mitchell on 5th June, 1862, in Keig, Aberdeenshire. She was born on 28th July and baptized on 13th August, 1835, in Keig, Aberdeenshire, the daughter of George Mitchell of Auchragathel, farmer, and Mary Shuan.

(2) Jane H. Anderson. She was the daughter of John Anderson of Christchurch, New Zealand. He was a successful businessman and, at one time, mayor of Christchurch.

Ministry
He served in Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire. He arrived in New Zealand on the Caribou. In New Zealand, he was settled in Wanganui in February, 1867. He was inducted to St Paul’s Church, Christchurch, on 4th May, 1876, retiring in 1903. He was twice Moderator of the Northern General Assembly.

Death
He died on 23rd July, 1907, in New Zealand aged 75. Jessie Elmslie died on 21st December, 1878, in New Zealand aged 42 – giving birth to her seventh child. Jeannie Harper Elmslie died on 13th March, 1936, aged 82. These are all interred together in Addington Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Family
On his death, he had a family of eight surviving children, two of whom were from his second marriage.

His first wife produced seven children. All these are identified; missing are those of his second wife. His issue included:

By his first wife:

(1) Alexandra Mary Elmslie born on 17th April, 1863, in Kinnethmont, Aberdeenshire [registered as Emslie in SP]. She married Fortescue Emlyn Trese Dalgety in 1889 in New Zealand. She died there in 1950.

(2) William Pirie Smith Elmslie born on 16th April, 1865, in Kinnethmont, Aberdeenshire [registered as Emslie in SP]. He is presumably named after the Free Church minister in Keig, Aberdeenshire – William Pirie Smith. He married Helen Maud Gualter in 1892 in New Zealand. He died there in 1947. Helen Maud Gualter was the daughter of William Henry Gualter.

(3) Sophia Catherine Elmslie born in 1867 in New Zealand.

(4) Jessie Mitchell Elmslie born in 1869 in New Zealand. She married James Colin Campbell in 1891 in New Zealand. He was the son of William Campbell, a Free Church minister. She died there in 1944, aged 74.

(5) Norman John Elmslie born in 1872 in New Zealand. He died there on 26th August, 1876, and was buried in Addington Cemetery, Christchurch.

(6) Walter Turnbull Elmslie born in 1875 in New Zealand. He was a farmer. He died there on 25th December, 1962, aged 86, and was buried in Addington Cemetery Christchurch, on 17th January, 1963.

(7) John Anderson Bell Elmslie born in 1878 in New Zealand. He died there in 1964 aged 85.

There is a Jessie Stewart Elmslie who died in 1950 aged 77, who is buried in Addington Cemetery, plot 753C. The members of the family noted above are buried in plots 753A and 753B.

Sources
www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc03Cycl-t1-body1-d3-d21-d60.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Anderson_(mayor)

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register.


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ELMSLIE, WALTER A., M.B., C.M.

Born in 1856. Licensed and ordained, 1884, as medical missionary to Livingstonia. Married, 1886, Jane Grant.


Supplementary Information

Walter Angus Elmslie

FUFC, p.438


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ELMSLIE, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Aberdeen, 1816. Studied at the University, Aberdeen. Ordained at Insch, 1843. Married, 1845, May Cruickshank. Resigned, 1880. One of Mr. Elmslie’s sons was the gifted Professor William Gray Elmslie of the English Presbyterian College, London. Died, 1890.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 18th November, 1816, in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, the son of William Elmslie, merchant, and Helen Gray.

Education
He studied in Aberdeen University from 1834 and graduated M.A.

Marriage
He married May Cruickshank on 18th September, 1845, in Old Machar, Aberdeen. She was baptized on 29th January, 1823, in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, the daughter of Leslie Cruickshank, merchant, and Elizabeth Mitchell.

Ministry
“Wm. Elmslie, Honeybank, Aberdeen” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He served in Insch, Aberdeenshire.

Death
He died in the 1st quarter of 1890 in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England. His wife died there in the 4th quarter of 1886.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Alexander Mitchell Elmslie born on 14th July and baptized on 17th August, 1846, in Insch, Aberdeenshire.

(2) William Gray Elmslie born on 4th October and baptized on 13th December, 1848, in Insch, Aberdeen. He graduated from Aberdeen University M.A. 1868; D.D. 1888. He was the Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament exegesis in the Theological College of the Presbyterian Church of England. He died on 16th November, 1889, in Paddington, London, England.

(3) Leslie Cruickshank Elmslie born on 19th June and baptized on 27th August, 1852, in Insch, Aberdeenshire. He was a ship and insurance broker in 1881. He married Catharine Thorburn in the 1st quarter of 1890 in West Derby, Lancashire, England He died in the 3rd quarter of 1922 in Kendal, Westmorland, England.

(4) May Elsmlie born on 20th September and baptized on 22nd October, 1854, in Insch, Aberdeenshire.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: William Elmslie.


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ERSKINE, DUNDAS L.

Born in the parish of Shotts, 1855. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1886, missionary to South Africa. Stationed at Somerville, in the Transkei. Married, 1887, Helen Ross.


Supplementary Information

Dundas Logan Erskine

FUFC, p.553


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ERSKINE, ROBERT

Born at Dalkeith. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Broxburn, 1899. Married, 1900, Eliza Campbell Dickson.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.66

He served in Broxburn, West Lothian.


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EWAN, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Aberdeen, 1837. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Fyvie, 1868. Married, 1869, Elizabeth Morrison Ramsay.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.448

He served in Fyvie, Aberdeenshire.


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EWART, DAVID, D.D.

Born in the parish of Alyth, 1806. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, where, along with Alexander Duff and W. S. Mackay, he was one of a group of students who came under the magnetic influence of Chalmers, and who afterwards became missionaries. Ordained, 1834, missionary to Calcutta. Married Eliza Huntly. Dr. Ewart went to India with a constitution which enabled him to endure great fatigue. After labouring for twenty-six years with a patience and good temper that never flagged, he died of cholera, 1860.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.693


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EWING, ALEXANDER

Born in 1840. Ordained at Blyth, Northumberland, 1873. Translated to Broughty-Ferry, East, 1885. Died, 4th November the same year.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1840 in Bamburgh, Northumberland, England, the son of Alexander Ewing, fish curer, and Isabella Catherine Saunders.

Marriage
He married Caroline Burrows MacTaggart in the 3rd quarter of 1875 in Liverpool, Lancashire, Engand. She was born on 9th September, 1855, in Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbrightshire, the daughter of Peter Laurie MacTaggart and Jemima Burrows.

Ministry
He served in Broughty-Ferry – East, Angus.

Death
He died at Mansefield, Broughty Ferry, Angus, on 4th November, 1885 (Registration: 1885 310/ 139 Monifieth). His wife died in the 3rd quarter of 1928 in Wandsworth, London, England.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Oswald Hamilton Ewing born in the 3rd quarter of 1876 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. He married Lilian F. Hay there in the 3rd quarter of 1912. He died in 1934 in Duns, Berwickshire.

(2) Jemima Laurie Ewing born in the 2nd quarter of 1878 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England.

(3) Margaret Saunders Ewing born in the 4th quarter of 1880 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England.

(4) James Alexander Ewing born in the 3rd quarter of 1883 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. Here is a memorial to him which outlines his life: “In loving memory of James Alexander Ewing M.A. (Edin) B.A. (Oxon) I.E.S. reader in English Literature University of Allahabad, India, born 24th July 1883 lost from his boat Frolig near Rhubodach, 28th July 1924.” He was buried in the Old Graveyard of Colintraive, Argyll.

(5) Charles Mansfield Ewing born on 6th June, 1885, in Broughty Ferry, Angus. He married Isabel MacDonald. He was a teacher and lived in Canada. He enlisted for WW1 when his address was: 146 Allan Gardens Apartments, 121 Carleton Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He survived and was discharged due to demobilization on 26th March, 1919, at Toronto, Ontario.

Sources
canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=162014

www.kilmodan-colintraive.org.uk/genealogy/colintraive-old-graveyard/


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EWING, JAMES

Born at Muthill, 1810. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained at Dundee, St. Andrew’s, 1837. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1847, Marjory Ferguson. Died, 1886.

Publications.—Not Cunningly Devised Fables. Elijah and Ahab.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.337

Their son, John Ferguson Ewing, was a Free Church minister.

He served in Dundee – St. Andrew’s.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Ewing.


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EWING, JOHN FERGUSON, M.A.

Born, 1849. Son of the foregoing. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dundee, Ogilvie, 1876. Translated to Glasgow, West, 1879. Married, 1880, Agnes Henderson, Dundee. In 1886 Mr. Ewing was called to Toorak, Victoria. Died, 1890.

Publication.—Posthumous.—The Unsearchable Riches of Christ, and other Sermons. With a Biographical Sketch by Professor Henry Drummond.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 17th June and baptized on 8th July, 1849, in Dundee, the son of James Ewing, minister, and Marjory Fergusson.

Education
He attended Dundee High School; he studied at St Andrew University, Fife, 1865-70, and graduated M.A. on 8th April, 1871. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1870-74.

Marriage
He married Agnes Henderson at the bride’s home, West Park, Dundee, on 13th January, 1880 (Registration: 1880 282/1 24 St Peter). She was born on 5th February, 1859, in Dundee, the daughter of Alexander Henderson, jute manufacturer, and Mary Ann Sinclair.

Ministry
He served in Dundee – Ogilvie; and Glasgow – West.

Death
He died on 7th May, 1890, at the Old Manse, Toorak, Victoria.

Source
The Argus (Melbourne, Victoria), 7th May, 1896, p.1


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EWING, WILLIAM, M.A., D.D. (Glasgow)

Born at Corsock, Kirkcudbrightshire, 1857. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow; also in Leipzig. Ordained missionary to Tiberias, 1888. Returned to this country, 1893. Settled at Birmingham, Broad Street, the same year. Translated to Rose Street, Glasgow, 1899. Married, 1888, Margaret Jane Park; and, 1896, Elizabeth Mary Black.

Publications.—Numerous contributions to Dr. Hastings’ Bible Dictionaries.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.9

He served in Glasgow – Rose Street.


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EWING, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Forteviot, Perthshire, 1859. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Perth, St. Stephen’s, 1890. Married, the same year, Helen Ross; and, 1897, Ann Gertrude Smith. Translated, 1898, to Portobello (St. Philip’s).


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.24

He served in Perth – St. Stephen’s; and Portobello, St. Philip’s, Edinburgh.


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EYVAL, WILLIAM

Born at Keith, 1812. Studied at the Universities, Aberdeen and Glasgow; at Dr. Wardlaw’s Theological Hall in Glasgow; and New College, Edinburgh. Admitted to the Free Church, 1845, as a probationer. Ordained at Slamannan, 1847. Married, 1853, Ann Brown. Died, 1861.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 28th May, 1812, in Keith, Banffshire, the son of James Eyval, merchant, and Ann Littlejohn.

Education
He matriculated at Glasgow University in 1840. He graduated M.A. from Aberdeen University in 1840. There is no evidence that he enrolled in New College, Edinburgh.

Marriage
He married Ann Brown on 20th August, 1853, in Slamannan, Stirlingshire. She was born there on 10th May, 1817, the daughter of Henry Brown, farmer, and Ann Shaw.

Ministry
He was a Congregationalist preacher before being admitted to the Free Church. He served in Slamannan, Stirlingshire.

Death
He died on 3rd April, 1861, at Slamannan, Stirlingshire. His wife died at 6 Melville Terrace, Stirling, on 6th March, 1901 (Registration: 1901 490/ 62 Stirling).

Family
There is no evidence that they had issue.

Source
Acts of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843, p.53


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