Thomson McFarlan Tree

Thomson McFarlan 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 45 ministers mentioned in this tree, of whom 26 were Free Church ministers. The following are references for all ministers whose names appear in the General Index of Scottish Presbyterian Ministers:

Bannerman, David Douglas: see under A.1.1.1.3.1. Margaret Helen Omond
Campbell, Patrick: see under A.1.1.1.2. Helen Mary Thomson
Clason, James: see under B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan
Clason, Patrick: see under B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan
Clason, Robert: see under B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan
Cowan, Francis: see under A.1.
Dempster, John: see under A.1.1.3. John Thomson
Ferguson, John: see under A.1.1.3. John Thomson
Geddie; James Watson: see under A.1.1.1.1.1. Isabella Thomson
Gordon, Robert: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Guthrie, Thomas: see under A.1.1.3. John Thomson
Harvie, John: see under B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan
Ingram, William: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
McCallum, Alexander Murray: see under A.1.1.1.1.2. Margaret Thomson
MacDougall, Hugh: see under A.1.1.1.2. Helen Mary Thomson
MacDougall, James Ewen: see under A.1.1.1.2. Helen Mary Thomson
Macdougall, Patrick Campbell: see under A.1.1.1.2. Helen Mary Thomson
McFarlan, James: see under B.1.2.1.1.1.1.
McFarlan, James: see under B.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.
McFarlan, John: see under B.1.2.1.1.2.2.
McFarlan, Patrick: see under B.1.2.1.1.2.
Mackay, Alexander: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Mackay, James Cunningham: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Mackay, Murdoch: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Melville, Andrew, Jr.: see under A.1.1.1.1.3. Janet Moncrieff Thomson
Melville, Andrew, Sr.: see under A.1.1.1.1.3. Janet Moncrieff Thomson
Melville, Andrew: see under A.1.1.1.1.3. Janet Moncrieff Thomson
Niven, Robert: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Omond, John Reid: see under A.1.1.1.3. Margaret Thomson
Robertson, Archibald Aeneas: see under B.1.2.1.1.2.2.1. Catherine Clason MacFarlan
Robertson, John: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Scott, Robert: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Small, John: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie
Thomson, Andrew: see under A.1.1.2.1.
Thomson, Andrew Mitchell: see under A.1.1.2.
Thomson, John: see under A.1.1. Ann Cowan
Thomson, John: see under A.1.1.3.
Thomson, John William: see under A.1.1.1.1.
Thorburn, Adam: see under B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan
Warden, John: see under B.1.2.
Warden, John: see under B.1.2.1.
Warden, John: see under B.1.2.1.1.
Warden, William: see under B.1.1.1.

 

Tree

A.1. Francis Cowan (?-1789) was minister of Gladsmuir, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.367.

A.1.1. Ann Cowan (1772-1837) was the daughter of Francis Cowan, Gladsmuir. She married, as his second wife, John Thomson, minister of New Greyfriars, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.34.

A.1.1.1. William Aird Thomson (1773-1863) was the son of John Thomson,New Greyfriars, by his first wife. He was a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1. John William Thomson (1803-1864) was the son of William Aird Thomson, minister. He was a Free Church minister. He married Janet Moncreiff who was distantly related to several ministers.

A.1.1.1.1.1. Isabella Thomson (1833-1909) was the daughter of John William Thomson, minister. She married James Watson Geddie, a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1. David Watson Geddie (1864-1930) was the son of James Watson Geddie, minister. He married Margaret Webster Thomson daughter of George Webster Thomson, a Free Church minister, and of Mary Omond, niece of John Reid Omond – see under A.1.1.1.3. Margaret Thomson

A.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Jane Moncreiff Geddie (1867-1895) was the daughter of James Watson Geddie, minister. She married Alexander Gordon Robertson Ingram. He was: the son of William Ingram; the grandson of John Robertson; the nephew of Alexina Robertson, who married Murdoch Mackay; and the brother of Jessie Ann Ingram, who married Robert Niven; of Mary Ingram, who married Robert Gordon; and of Helen Gordon Ingram, who married Robert Scott. All these men were Free Church ministers.
In addition, Murdoch Mackay was brother of Alexander Mackay, a Free Church minister, and father of James Cunningham Mackay, minister of Kirkmichael, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.165, who married Isabel Small, daughter of John Small, a Free Church missionary.

A.1.1.1.1.2. Margaret Thomson (1836-1886) was the daughter of John William Thomson, minister. She married Alexander Murray McCallum, a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1.3. Janet Moncrieff Thomson (1841-1919) was the daughter of John William Thomson, minister. She married Andrew Melville, a Free Church, minister. His father was Alexander Melville, minister of Falkirk, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.1, p.208; his grand-father was Andrew Melville, a Free Church minister; and his mother was Catherine MacFarlan, a daughter of Patrick McFarlan and sister of John McFarlan, Free Church ministers.

A.1.1.1.2. Helen Mary Thomson (1808-1878) was the daughter of William Aird Thomson, minister. She married as her second husband, Patrick Campbell Macdougall, Professor of Moral Philosophy in University of Edinburgh and a Free Church minister. His father was Hugh MacDougall, minister of Killin, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.185; his maternal grand-father, Patrick Campbell, was minister of Kilninver, Argyll: FES, Vol.4, p.97; and his brother, James Ewen MacDougall, was minister in Ladyloan, Arbroath, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.418.

A.1.1.1.3. Margaret Thomson (1809) was the daughter of William Aird Thomson, minister. She married John Reid Omond, a Free Church minister. His niece, Mary Omond, married George Webster Thomson – see above A.1.1.1.1.1.1. David Watson Geddie.

A.1.1.1.3.1. Margaret Helen Omond was the daughter of John Reid Omond. She married David Douglas Bannerman, a Free Church minister. For more ministerial connections, see the Cumming Turing Tree.

A.1.1.2. Andrew Mitchell Thomson (1778-1831) was the son of John Thomson, New Greyfriars, by his first wife. He was minister of St George’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.105.

A.1.1.2.1. Andrew Thomson (1815-1859) was the son of Andrew Mitchell Thomson, minister of St George’s, Edinburgh. He was a Free Church minister. He married Mary Thomson whose sister, Eliza Duncan Thomson, married John McFarlan, a Free Church minister. For him, see below B.1.2.1.1.2.2. John McFarlan.

A.1.1.3. John Thomson (1803-1893) was the son of John Thomson, New Greyfriars, by his second wife. He was a Free Church minister. He married (1) Beatrice Dempster, daughter of John Dempster, a Free Church minister, whose sister, Mary Dempster, married John Ferguson, another Free Church minister; and (2) Jane Guthrie, daughter of Alexander Guthrie, M.D., Brechin, Angus, and niece of Thomas Guthrie a Free Church minister. See Burns Guthrie Tree.

B.1. John Warden was a merchant in Falkirk, Stirlingshire.

B.1.1. ? Warden was the son of John Warden, merchant, Falkirk.

B.1.1.1. William Warden (?-1756) was the grand-son of John Warden, merchant, Stirling. He was minister of Gargunnock, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.4, p.308.

B.1.2. John Warden (1671-1751) was the son of John Warden, merchant, Falkirk. He was minister of Gargunnock, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.4, p.308.

B.1.2.1. John Warden (-1764) was the son of John Warden, Gargunnock. He was minister of Canongate, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.29.

B.1.2.1.1. John Warden (1740-1788) was the son of John Warden, Canongate. He was also minister there: FES, Vol.1, p.29. He changed his name to McFarlan – on inheriting from his mother’s family.

B.1.2.1.1.1. John McFarlan was the son of John Warden or MacFarlan, Canongate. He was an advocate.

B.1.2.1.1.1.1. James McFarlan (1800-1871) was the son of John MacFarlan, advocate. He was minister of Muiravonside, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.1, p.223.

B.1.2.1.1.1.1.1. James McFarlan (1845-1889) was the son of James McFarlan of Muiravonside. He was minister of Ruthwell, Dumfries-shire: FES, Vol.2, p.256.

B.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1. Alan Menzies McFarlan was the son of James McFarlan, Ruthwell. He was vicar of Cumwhitton, Cumberland, England.

B.1.2.1.1.2. Patrick McFarlan (1781-1849) was the son of John Warden or McFarlan, Canongate. He was a Free Church minister. He married Catherine Clason. She was the sister of Patrick Clason and James Clason, both Free Church ministers; and the daughter of Robert Clason, minister of Dalziel, Lanarkshire: FES, Vol.3, p.249. Her brother, James Clason, married Janet Harvie, the daughter of John Harvie, minister of Innerwick, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.411, and they had a daughter Rebecca Clason who married Adam Thorburn, a Free Church minister.

B.1.2.1.1.2.1. Catherine MacFarlan (1813-1866) was the daughter of Patrick McFarlan, minister. She married Andrew Melville: see above under A.1.1.1.1.3. Janet Moncrieff Thomson.

B.1.2.1.1.2.2. John McFarlan (1815-1891) was the son of Patrick, MacFarlan, minister. He also was a Free Church minister. He married Eliza Duncan Thomson. She was the sister of Mary Thomson, the wife of A.1.1.2.1. Andrew Thomson, a Free Church minister – see above.

B.1.2.1.1.2.2.1. Catherine Clason MacFarlan (1849-1935) was the daughter of John McFarlan, minister. She married Archibald Aeneas Robertson. He was a minister in Braes of Rannoch, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.175.