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Re: Alexander Falconer Born 1770 Dalkeith
Posted by: Robert Nimmo (ID *****9655) Date: February 26, 2009 at 12:46:03
In Reply to: Re: Alexander Falconer Born 1770 Dalkeith by Jim Nickerson of 671

John Falconer married Margaret Cowan at Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland on 22 Sep 1761.

I believe they are the parents of Robert Falconer who married Elizabeth (Betsy) Gray at Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland on 06 Apr 1784. They had 6 children: Walter b. 21 Mar,1785, Robert b. 15 Apr 1787, James b. 23 Aug 1789, Jane b. 20 Aug 1792, William b.17 Sep 1796, and Richard b 17 Jul 1800.

Richard Falconer, was born 17 Jul 1800 at Howgate, Glencorse, Midlothian, Scotland. Richard married Joan Craig. He died 15 Apr 1867 at Croft Street, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland, age 66, of valvular disease of the heart over 8 years, at 6:26 AM. His death certificate listed him as an umberella manufacturer.

Richard and Joan had 8 children that I know of.
They were:

Richard Craig Falconer born before 1824 and died 17 May, 1887 at his home at 29 Mitchell Street, Dalkeith, Scotland.

William Falconer born about 1824 and died 11 Aug, 1887 in Dalkeith. He was a manufacturer of tin and brass, He made miners lamps under the name William Falconer and sons, Dalkeith. He married Susan Thornbarn, they had 6 children; Richard b 20 Dec 1847 - Dalkeith, John Thornbarn Falconer b 9 Apr, 1850 - Dalkeith, married Hannah Walace, he died 1886 Dalkeith, Susan Falconer 5 Jul 1852 - Dalkeith, Joan Falconer b 1858, Robert Falconer b 1861, and William Falconer b 1864.

Elizabeth Falconer, born 1825 in Peebles, Scotland. She married Thomas Nimmo b 1823. They were married 06 Jun 1847 at Lasswade, Scotland. She died 09 Apr 1897 at 10 Esk Place, Dalkeith. They had 6 children.

Archibald Cowan Falconer, born after 1826, died 11 Jun 1900 in Roxbury, Boston, MA USA. He married but had no children mentioned in his last will. He and his wife gave an autograph book to their nephew Robert Falconer Nimmo which had an outline of his family.

John Falconer, b abt 1827 emigrated to Fort Wayne, IN USA.

Agnes Falconer b aft 1830 died in Edinburgh.

James Falconer

and David Falconer - who emigrated to Lexington KY USA.

Richard Falconer who was born 20 Dec 1847 in Dalkeith married Margaret and had 3 children; William Falconer b. 1875, Alexander Falconer b. 1877 & James Falconer b. 1883. He died in Dalkeith in 1925.

John Thornbarn Falconer and Hannah Walace had a daughter Grace Falconer born in 1893.


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