Descendants of John Weir and Margaret "Peggy" Rutherford
of both sides of the English-Scottish Border

First Generation


1. John Weir was born about 1750 in Northumberland, England or Roxburgh, Scotland.

John married Margaret " Peggy" Rutherford on 15 Oct 1775 in Yetholm, Roxburgh, Scotland. Margaret was born about 1755.

They had the following children:

  2 F i Elizabeth " Betty" Weir was born on 28 Nov 1775 in Blindburn, Northumberland, England. She was christened on 31 Dec 1775 in Yetholm, Roxburgh, Scotland.
  3 M ii William Weir was born on 12 May 1777 in Earning Hall, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. He was christened on 11 May 1777 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
  4 F iii Christian or Cathrine Weir was born on 8 Feb 1779 in Earning Hall, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. She was christened on 15 Feb 1779 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
  5 F iv Ann or Anne Weir was born on 17 Aug 1785 in Earning Hall, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. She was christened on 12 Sep 1785 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
+ 6 M v Adam Weir
  7 F vi Eleanor "Nelly" Weir was born on 7 Feb 1790 in Earning Hall, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. She was christened on 15 Feb 1790 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
  8 F vii Margaret Weir was born on 7 Feb 1790 in Earning Hall, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. She was christened on 15 Feb 1790 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
  9 M viii James Weir was born on 22 May 1791 in Makedon, Blindburn, Northumberland, England. He was christened on 31 May 1791 in Harbottle Presbyterian, Northumberland, England.
  10 F ix Susanna Weir was born on 9 Jan 1793 in Browndean Laws, Roxburgh, Scotland.
  11 M x Robert Weir was born on 4 Apr 1796 in Browndean Laws, Roxburgh, Scotland.

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