Isabel Emslie

(13 May 1839 - )
     Isabel Emslie was christened on 13 May 1839 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell.
     Isabel Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell in Backbrae, Premnay. Robert, William, Alexander, Isabel, George, John, Barbara and Ann were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1851 census in Premnay. Alexander, Ann, George and Isabel were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1861 census in Premnay.
     Isabel Emslie married George Knowles on 11 June 1865 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire.

Isabella Emslie

(7 May 1868 - )
     Isabella Emslie was born on 7 May 1868 in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Emslie and Isobel Beattie.

James Emslie

(24 August 1825 - )
     James Emslie was christened on 24 August 1825 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell in Backbrae, Premnay.
     James Emslie married Isobel Beattie on 6 September 1848 in Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     James Emslie and Isobel Beattie were recorded on the 1851 census in Auchlevan, Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie, head, m. 24, carpenter, house wright, cart wright employing 1 man, born Premnay; Isobel E, wife 24, carpenter's wife, b. Inverury; Andrew son 2 born Premnay; James son 2 months, b. Premnay; Gordon Watt? sevt. unm. 21?, Appr. to carpenter, born Banffshire Cabruck??; John Robertson, lodger unm. 19, shepherd b. Insch; James Robertson, visitor, unm. 9 scholar, b. Insch; James Beattie, visitor unm. 9?, scholar, b. Insch. James was a carpenter in 1851.
     He was a source for the name Backbrae in the Ordnance Survey books 1865-1871.
     James Emslie and Isobel Beattie appeared on the 1871 census in 4 North Broadford, Old Machar. James Emslie, 45, head, house carpenter, born Lonmay, Abd, with his wife Isabella 44, born Premnay?, Abd, and children Andrew 22, born Premnay?, James 21, butcher, born Premnay, Peter 18, house carpenter, born Premnay, Mary 16, grand daughter born Premnay, Barbara, 14, daughter born "Neig", Abd, Betsy, aged 9, daughter, ditto, John, son, 7, born Monymusk, Jessie, 5, daughter, born Monymusk, Alexander 4, son, born Monymusk.

Children of James Emslie and Isobel Beattie

James Emslie

(4 February 1851 - )
     James Emslie was born on 4 February 1851 in Auchleven, Premnay, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of James Emslie and Isobel Beattie. James Emslie was christened on 22 February 1851 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Andrew and James were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1851 census in Auchlevan, Premnay, Aberdeenshire. Andrew, James, Peter, Mary, Barbara, Betsy, John, Jessie and Alexander were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1871 census in 4 North Broadford, Old Machar.

James Emslie

(11 January 1822 - 2 June 1893)
     James Emslie was christened on 11 January 1822 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Peter Emslie and Barbara Ledingham.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Peter Emslie and Barbara Ledingham in Upper Edingarioch, Premnay, Aberdeenshire.
     James Emslie was recorded on the 1851 census in Edingarioch, Premnay. James Emslie, head, unmarried, 29, farmer of 90 acres & 80? moor, employing 1 in & 4 outdoor lab., born Premnay; Barbara, mother, widow, 65, formerly farmers wife, born Insch; Peter, brother 25, farm lab. born Premnay; Janet sister, 22, house servant, born Premnay; Alexander, brother 20, farm labourer, born Premnay; Jean Ross, house servant, 35 born Kennethmont; John Robertson servant 23, farm lab. born Clatt?; George Tough, servant 15, farm lab. born Premnay; Alexander Robie, lodger unmarried, 27, shepherd, born Glenmuick; John Simpson - widower, 73? Beggar, said to be ag. lab. born Brichan, Forfarshire.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1861 census in Premnay. James Emslie, head, 39, born Premnay, farmer of 104 acres employing 5 labourers, with his mother Barbara, 45! (75), farmer's widow, born Insch, Alexander, 29, brother, ploughman; Janet Emslie, 32, sister, both born Premnay.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1871 census in Edengarioch, Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie, head, 49 farmer of 116 acres arable employing 12 men and 2 boys, born Premnay, Barbra Emslie, mother, 86, born Insch, Abd.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1881 census in Upper Edingarioch, Premnay. James Emslie, unmarried, 59, born Premnay, Aberdeen, Head, farmer of 116 Acres employing 2 Men, 2 Boys, 2 Girls; Agnes Booth, unmarried, 50, born Leslie, Aberdeen, Rel: Servant, Housekeeper; Ann Booth unmarried, 19, born Tullynessle, Aberdeen, general Sevt (Domestic); Jas. Henderson, born Premnay, Aberdeen, farm Servant; Robt. Duncan, 16, born Premnay, Aberdeen, farm Servant.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1891 census in Edingarrock, Premnay. James Emslie, 68, born Premnay, farmer, with a housekeeper & servants.
     James died on 2 June 1893 in Overtown of Edingarioch, Premnay, Aberdeenshire, aged 71.
     His will was proved on 31 July 1893. James Emslie, late farmer, Overtown or Everton of Edingarioch, other Upper Edingarioch, parish of Premnay.

James Emslie

(3 January 1785 - 19 November 1861)
     He witnessed the baptisms of Peter Emslie's children.. James Emslie was christened on 3 January 1785 in Tullynessle, Aberdeenshire. Peter Emslie had two children baptised called James and John.
His parentage is assumed. He could be the son of Peter bp 3 Jan 1785 at Tullnessle? or of Andrew 1784?. He was the son of Peter Emslie and Mary Law. James Emslie was a witness at the christening of James Emslie on 11 January 1822 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie was a witness at the christening of Mary Emslie on 24 November 1823 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire.
     James Emslie married Barbara Mitchell on 20 September 1824 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie was a witness at the christening of Peter Emslie on 15 October 1825 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James Emslie was a witness at the christening of Janet Emslie on 28 January 1829 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. James farmer of 80 acres in Backbrae, Premnay, between 1841 and 1861.
     James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell appeared on the 1841 census in Premnay. James Emslie aged 55, farmer, Barbara aged 45, James 14, Mary 12, William 12, Alex 10, Ann 8, Barbara 6, John & George aged 4, Isabel 2, and Robert aged 5 months. In the next household but same building are Peter Emslie aged 25, ag. lab., with Alex Gray, Ag. lab, 35; William Davidson, aged 15, ag. lab., and Margaret Meldrum aged 15, F.S.
     James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell were recorded on the 1851 census in Premnay. James Emslie, aged 65, farmer of 80 acres, born at Tullynessle with his wife Barbara aged 55, born Kinnethmont, William aged 21, Alexander aged 19, both ag. labs, Ann aged 17 & Barbara aged 15, both house servants, John aged 13, ag. lab, George 13, Isabel 11, & Robert 9, all scholars, all born at Premnay.
     James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell appeared on the 1861 census in Premnay. James Emslie, 75, head, born Tullynessle, farmer of 80 acres employing 4 labourers, with his wife Barabara 63, born Kinethmont, and children Alexander 28, born Premnay, Ann 25, ditto, George 22, ditto, Isobel 20, ditto, Ann 1, grand daughter, born Premnay, and John Watt aged 13 and George Anderson aged 15, farm servants.
     James Emslie made a will dated 8 November 1861 in Premnay. He mentions his wife Barbara (Mitchell) and his children: James Emslie, Mary Mitchell or Emslie, wife of Robert MItchell of Wellside, William Emslie, now or lately in America, Alexander Emslie, his son and sole executor, Anne Emslie, John Emslie, George Emslie & Isobel Emslie, all presently residing here and Robert Emslie, carpenter. Alex Binnerm, farmservant was a witness.
     James died on 19 November 1861 in Backbrae, Premnay, Aberdeenshire, aged 76. James Emslie, farmer, married to Barbara m.s. Mitchell; aged 75, son of Peter Emslie, farmer (deceased) & Mary? Emslie, m.s. Law (deceased), of gradual decay. The informant was Alexr? Emslie, son, present at death.
     His will was proved on 31 December 1861 at Aberdeen. James Emslie, farmer at Backbrae in the parish of Premnay (or 26 Nov?).

Child of James Emslie and Jean Forbes

Children of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell

James Emslie

(16 May 1784 - )
     James Emslie was christened on 16 May 1784 in Tullynessle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of Andrew Emslie.

James Emslie

(4 December 1814 - )
     James Emslie was also known as James (of Tarland) in records. He was christened on 4 December 1814 in Tarland & Higvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of Joseph Emslie and Jean Leslie.

James Emslie

(before 30 March 1808 - 20 December 1870)
     James Emslie was born before 30 March 1808 in Corskie, Midmar, Aberdeenshire. He was christened on 30 March 1808 in Midmar. He was the son of Samuel Emslie and Elizabeth Muil.
     James died on 20 December 1870 in Leadside, Gilcomston, Old Machar, Aberdeenshire.
     His will was proved on 5 June 1871. James Emslie esquire of Tullochvenus in the parish of Tough.

James Emslie

(February 1841 - )
     James Emslie was born in February 1841 in Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Samuel Emslie and Helen Collie.
     James Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Samuel Emslie and Helen Collie in Virginia St, Aberdeen East. Elizabeth, John, Barbara, James and Helen were listed as the children of Helen Collie in the 1851 census in 12 Stronach's Close, Aberdeen.

James Emslie

Child of James Emslie

James Emslie

(before 1750? - before 1792)
     James Emslie was born before 1750?.
     James was a stabler in Aberdeen.
     James died before 1792.

Child of James Emslie

Jane Emslie

(3 April 1825 - 26 July 1875)
     Jane Emslie was also known as Jean in records. She was christened on 3 April 1825 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. John Emslie, coppersmith & his spouse Jane Stephen had a daughter born named Jane baptised by the Rev Dr Kidd in presence of George Stephen & William Emslie. She was the daughter of John Emslie and Jane Stephen.
     Jane Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Emslie and Jane Stephen in Huntly St, Gilcomston, Old Machar.
     Jane Emslie married Paul MacPherson, son of Alexander MacPherson and Anne Grant, on 12 September 1844 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Paul McPherson, merchant in Aberdeen & Jane Emslie, daughter of John Emslie, coppersmith in Aberdeen by the Rev. John Stephen, minister in Aberdeen, in the presence of the said John Emslie and Peter McPherson, hatter in Aberdeen.
     Jane Emslie and Paul MacPherson arrived per "Waverley" on 20 December 1848 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, from Plymouth 3rd September 1848, carrying assisted passengers. Paul McPherson, 30, farm labourer, of Blackhause, Banffshire; son of Alexander & Anne; wife Jane McPherson, 22, dressmaker, born Aberdeen, daughter of John & Jane Hemsley, living in Aberdeen; Margaret (sister) 13, born Blackhause, no parents given; Jane 3 & Margaret 1 1/2 both born Aberdeen. Jane Emslie and Samuel Emslie, Peter Emslie, Elizabeth Ann Emslie, John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) were beneficiaries in John Emslie's will proved 1 December 1874 in Aberdeen.
     Jane died of cirrhosis of the liver on 26 July 1875 in Newmarket, Carisbrook, Victoria, aged 50. She was buried on 28 July 1875 in Carisbrook.

Children of Jane Emslie and Paul MacPherson

Jane Alexander Emslie

(6 February 1850 - )
     Jane Alexander Emslie was born on 6 February 1850 in Rayne, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of William Emslie and Ann Steel. Jane Alexander Emslie was christened on 5 April 1850 in Rayne. She and Margaret Steele, Ann Steel, Samuel Emslie and William Emslie were listed as the grandchildren of Peter Steele in the 1851 census in Wartle, Rayne.

Janet Emslie

(28 January 1829 - 4 September 1912)
     Janet Emslie was also known as Jessie in records. She was christened on 28 January 1829 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of Peter Emslie and Barbara Ledingham.
     Janet Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Peter Emslie and Barbara Ledingham in Upper Edingarioch, Premnay, Aberdeenshire. Janet Emslie was listed as the sister of James Emslie in the 1851 census in Edingarioch, Premnay. Janet Emslie was listed as the sister of James Emslie in the 1861 census in Premnay. James Emslie, head, 39, born Premnay, farmer of 104 acres employing 5 labourers, with his mother Barbara, 45! (75), farmer's widow, born Insch, Alexander, 29, brother, ploughman; Janet Emslie, 32, sister, both born Premnay.
     Janet Emslie married William Hall on 28 May 1870 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire.
     Janet Emslie and William Hall appeared on the 1871 census in Claylands (Farm), Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Hall 49, born Chapel of Garioch, wife Jessie Hall, 42, born Premnay, with 3 servants: Jessie Riddle 23. James Lawson 18 & Richard Edmondston 17..
     Janet died on 4 September 1912 in Logie Durno, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, aged 83.

Jean Emslie

(13 December 1756 - )
     Jean Emslie was christened on 13 December 1756 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of John Emslie and Elspet Coupland.

Jean Emslie

(24 July 1819 - )
     Jean Emslie was christened on 24 July 1819 in Tarland & Higvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Joseph Emslie and Jean Leslie.

Jean Emslie

(before 1811 - )
     Jean Emslie was born before 1811 in Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of John Emslie.

Jessie Margaret Emslie

(31 July 1865 - )
     Jessie Margaret Emslie was born on 31 July 1865 in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Emslie and Isobel Beattie. Andrew, James, Peter, Mary, Barbara, Betsy, John, Jessie and Alexander were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1871 census in 4 North Broadford, Old Machar.

John Emslie

(before 31 July 1802 - 8 September 1874)
     John Emslie was born before 31 July 1802 in Denmore, Old Machar, Scotland. He was christened on 31 July 1802 in New Machar, Aberdeen. John Elmslie: Samuel Emslie in Denmore? had a son by his wife Elizabeth Jamieson baptised named John. John Melvin in Lickhills & James Emslie in Old Govil witnesses. He was the son of Samuel Emslie and Elizabeth Jamieson.
     John Emslie married Jane Stephen, daughter of George Stephen and Elspet Innes, after 22 May 1824 in St Nicholas (North church), Aberdeen, Scotland. 22 May 1824: John Emslie, coppersmith in Aberdeen & Jean Stephen in Footdee, daughter of the deceased George Stephen, late labourer in Footdie. Cautioners James Emslie & George Stephen, Householders. Two Sabbaths & Thursday. 10/-. Another copy states George Stephen late labourer in Aberdeen. This marriage does not appear to be recorded in the St Nicholas official parish register. John was a coppersmith from 1824 to 1861, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was listed in a directory dated between 1835 and 1836 as John Emslie (of Meff & Emslie) at Ferguson's Ct, 108 Gallowgate, Aberdeen. Meff & Emslie were listed at 19 Huxter Row. John Meff was listed as coppersmith from 1832 at 16 Huxter Row, in 1834 his home was no. 16 and the business at no. 19. William Meff, Coppersmith was listed at 19 Huxter Row from 1824. William Meff's home address 1824-25 was Long Acre.. He was listed in a directory dated between 1837 and 1838 as Emslie & Finnie, coppersmith & brass founder at 18 Huxter Row, Aberdeen. His home address was Henderson's Court, 46 Broad Street.. He was listed in a directory dated between 1838 and 1839 as coppersmith & brass founder at 19 Huxter Row, h. Hendersons Ct, Aberdeen. The partnership appears to have been dissolved, he being listed alone.. He was listed in a directory dated between 1839 and 1840 as coppersmith & brass founder at 19 Huxter Row, h. 86 Queen St, Aberdeen.
     John Emslie and Jane Stephen appeared on the 1841 census in Huntly St, Gilcomston, Old Machar. John Emslie,35, coppersmith; Peter Emslie, 5, Jean Emslie, 12, Jean Stephen, 35, Elizabeth Stephen, 68. John Emslie was listed in a directory dated between 1841 and 1841 as coppersmith & brass founder at 19 Huxter Row, h. Rettie's Court, Aberdeen. John Emslie, coppersmith and brass founder, 19 Huxter Row, h. Rettie's court, 26 Broad Street.. He and Peter MacPherson witnessed Paul MacPherson and Jane Emslie's wedding on 12 September 1844 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     John Emslie and Jane Stephen were recorded on the 1851 census in 16 Huxter Row, Aberdeen. John Emslie, coppersmith, aged 49, born Old Aberdeen, Jean, wife, aged 50, born Abedeenshire, Peter, aged 17, son, scholar, born Old Aberdeen. There were 4 households at this address. John Emslie was listed in a directory dated 1851 as coppersmith & brass founder at 12 Carnegie Brae & 16 Huxter Row, Aberdeen.
     John Emslie and Jane Stephen appeared on the 1861 census in 9 Diamond Street, Aberdeen. In three windowed rooms: John Emslie, aged 59, coppersmith, born Old Machar, Jane/Jean Stephen, wife, aged 63, coppersmith's wife, born Aberdeen, Samuel Emslie, son, unmarried, coppersmith's son, 31, born Aberdeen. John Emslie was listed in a directory dated 1861 as John Emslie at Aberdeen. He was widowed on 4 March 1864 on the death of his wife Jane Stephen.
     John Emslie married Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) on 28 July 1864 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. John Emslie was listed in a directory dated between 1868 and 1870 as late coppersmith at 15 Bank Street, Ferryhill, Aberdeen.
     John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) appeared on the 1871 census in 15/25 Bank Street, Ferryhill, Aberdeen. John, 69, Coppersmith, born New Machar; Elizabeth, wife, 47, born Old Machar; John, son, 4, born New Machar; Elizabeth Ann, daughter, 3, born Peterhead; William Watson, step-son, 10, scholar; Ann McGur, grandmother, 71, widow, Aberloudy Abd. A Jane Emsly, aged 18, millworker, boarder born Aberdeen, was at 9 Diamond Street. John Emslie was listed in a directory dated between 1874 and 1875 as late coppersmith at 25 Bank Street, Ferryhill, Aberdeen.
     John died of kidney disease on 8 September 1874 in Ferryhill, Aberdeen .
     His will was proved on 1 December 1874 at Aberdeen. John Emslie, coppersmith, 23 Bank St, Aberdeen. Extract of Deed of Settlement of John Emslie, 1 Dec 1874... I John Emslie, coppersmith, residing in Aberdeen in order to regulate the management and distribution of my means and estate after my decease ... re piece of ground in Ferryhill, Old Machar parish ... 36 feet 3 inches along the south side of Bank Street ... together with the dwelling house erected by me on the said piece of ground ... my son Samuel Emslie ...my said trustees shall immediately after my death deliver over to the said Elizabeth Binnie or Emslie my wife by my second marriage all my household furniture ... and in general the whole household effects which may be in my dwelling house at the time of my death to be her own absolute property ... Thirdly that they shall make payment within six months after my death of the following legacies to my children after .... of the marriage between me and the said deceased Jean Steven my first wife
     To
Jean Emslie wife of Paul Macpherson now or lately residing at Carisbrook near Melbourne one pound sterling and to Peter Emslie, teacher residing at Woolwich, England five pounds sterling and than in addition to the ... to be continued. An inventory of his estate was dated on 1 December 1874 His personal estate was valued at £60/4/2.

Children of John Emslie and Jane Stephen

Children of John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson)

John Emslie

(18 September 1865 - )
     John Emslie was born on 18 September 1865 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson). John and Elizabeth were listed as the children of John Emslie in the 1871 census in 15/25 Bank Street, Ferryhill, Aberdeen. John Emslie and Jane Emslie, Samuel Emslie, Peter Emslie, Elizabeth Ann Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) were beneficiaries in John Emslie's will proved 1 December 1874 in Aberdeen. John and Elizabeth were listed as the children of Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) in the 1881 census in 25 Bank St, Old Machar, Aberdeen.

John Emslie

(14 March 1837 - )
     John Emslie was christened on 14 March 1837 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell.
     John Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James Emslie and Barbara Mitchell in Backbrae, Premnay. Robert, William, Alexander, Isabel, George, John, Barbara and Ann were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1851 census in Premnay.

John Emslie

(circa 1720 - )
     John Emslie was also known as Elmslie in records. He was born circa 1720 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. These Emslie families are linked under Patriarch for convenience, they are extremely unlikely to be brothers. He was the son of Patriarch Peter? Emslie.
     John Emslie married Elspet Coupland before 1742.

Children of John Emslie and Elspet Coupland

John Emslie

(26 January 1760 - )
     John Emslie was christened on 26 January 1760 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of John Emslie and Elspet Coupland.

John Emslie

(21 November 1863 - )
     John Emslie was born on 21 November 1863 in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Emslie and Isobel Beattie. Andrew, James, Peter, Mary, Barbara, Betsy, John, Jessie and Alexander were listed as the children of James Emslie in the 1871 census in 4 North Broadford, Old Machar.

John Emslie

     John died in Midmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     John Emslie married Margaret Smith before 1728.

Children of John Emslie and Margaret Smith

John Emslie

(before 9 January 1731 - )
     John Emslie was born before 9 January 1731 in Midmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of John Emslie and Margaret Smith.

John Emslie

(5 February 1754 - )
     John Emslie was christened on 5 February 1754 in Midmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of Samuel Emslie and Anne Law.

John Emslie

(18 December 1794 - )
     John Emslie was christened on 18 December 1794 in Tullynessle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of Joseph Emslie.

John Emslie

(before June 1835 - )
     John Emslie was born before June 1835 in Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Samuel Emslie and Helen Collie.
     John Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Samuel Emslie and Helen Collie in Virginia St, Aberdeen East. John in 1851, Aberdeen. Elizabeth, John, Barbara, James and Helen were listed as the children of Helen Collie in the 1851 census in 12 Stronach's Close, Aberdeen.