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Alexander Waters, Olrig

Caithness, Scotland

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Waters is an old Caithness name and you can see that I descend via Barbara.

Alexander Waters was born Abt. 1755 in Of, Olrig, Caithness.  He married Janet Manson December 08, 1780 in Olrig, Caithness. 

There children are:
i.      Matthew2 Waters, born January 10, 1775 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
ii.    George Waters, born November 11, 1776 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
iii.    Margaret Waters, born October 10, 1778 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
iv.    Janet Waters, born March 01, 1781 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
v.    William Waters, born June 06, 1781 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
vi.    John Waters, born October 31, 1782 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
vii.    Barbara Waters, born May 13, 1783 in Olrig, Caithness; died March 25, 1872 in Rosegill, Parish of Dunnet, Caithness.  She married Malcolm Calder August 06, 1808 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland; born Abt. 1783 in Gerth (Garth), Olrig, Caithness; died Bef. 1861.
viii.    David Waters, born February 26, 1793 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
ix.    Donald Waters, born Bef. April 05, 1785 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.
x.    Anne Waters, born November 26, 1796 in Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.

Marriages: Spouse:  JANET MANSON, Marriage:  08 DEC 1780   Olrig, Caithness, Scotland
Messages:  Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the marriage date. 
Batch No.:  Dates:  Source Call No.:  Type:  Printout Call No.:  Type: 
M110395  1766 - 1820  0990553   Film  6903138   Film 
BARBARA WATTER, Birth:  13 MAY 1783, Christening:  16 MAY 1783   Olrig, Caithness, Scotland
Parents: Father:  ALEXR. WATTER, Mother:  JANET MANSON    
Messages: Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.   
Batch No.:  C110392 Dates: 1699 - 1854, Source Call No.: 0990553, Type: film, Printout Call No.: 6903137 Type:  Film; IGI search

She lived in Castlet, near Thurso, according to Jean Bannerman.

See the notes for her husband; Malcolm Calder.

Barbara Calder, Farmer, widow of Malcolm Calder, farmer; died 25 Mar 1872, Rosegill, 88 years; father Alexander Waters, farmer, deceased; mother Janet Waters, M.S. Manson, deceased; cause nervous sef??raeh? from severe by burns by flames (sic), 5 days, certified by Dr. Sutherland; informed by James Calder, son, present; registered 28 Mar 1872 at Dunnet.
SOURCE: copy of death registration, obtained from, Dunnet, Caithness, GROS data 036/0006, Nov. 11/02, files WRS.