Alexander MacPherson

(29 December 1765 - )
     Alexander MacPherson was christened on 29 December 1765 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Alexander, son to John McPherson in Achliany & Mary Stewart his spouse.
However he may be the one baptised 11 Jan 1768 at Abernethy, son of William McP and Lillias McBean. 1768 fits his age in the 1851 census, but naming pattern suggests son of John. He could also be the son of John McPherson the younger of Tomachlaggan who married Jean Turner who died in 1767. He could also be the son of Alexander & Janet of Balinlon who had a daughter Christian baptised in 1771.
. He was the son of John MacPherson and Margaret or Mary Stewart.
     Alexander MacPherson married Elspet Unknown (MacPherson).
Alexander MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon estates, in 1802, for property in Easter Inverauries, Kirkmichael. 1802 Rental of Strathavon.
     Alexander MacPherson and Alexander MacPherson were recorded on the 1851 census in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Abernethy & Kincardine, Moray. Alexr McPherson, head, aged 83 farmer b Kirkmichael, BAN; Elspet wife 63 b Cromdale, INV; Christina daughter, 43/33? b Kirkmichael; Anne daughter 31 b. KM; Sarah daughter 21 b.KM. No record of the last two of these births in Kirkmichael OPRs.

Children of Alexander MacPherson and Elspet Unknown (MacPherson)

Elspet Unknown (MacPherson)

(circa 1788 - )
     Elspet Unknown (MacPherson) was born circa 1788 in Cromdale, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
     Elspet Unknown (MacPherson) married Alexander MacPherson, son of John MacPherson and Margaret or Mary Stewart. Elspet was listed as the wife of an unknown person in the 1851 census in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Abernethy & Kincardine, Moray.
     Elspet died in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Children of Elspet Unknown (MacPherson) and Alexander MacPherson

Christian or Christina MacPherson

(9 September 1801 - )
     Christian or Christina MacPherson was christened on 9 September 1801 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Christan, daughter to Alex McPherson, Belnedan & Eliz? Grant his spouse.. She was the daughter of Alexander MacPherson and Elspet Unknown (MacPherson). Sarah, Ann and Christian were listed as the children of Alexander MacPherson in the 1851 census in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Abernethy & Kincardine, Moray.