M, #2158, b. circa 1560
|Father||Unlinked Cheynes in Aberdeen before the 1696 Poll|
Lawrence Cheyne (2158) and John Gordon of Tillielt (2940) were mentioned in an action in Littlejohn, Records of the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire. The entry for the said action reads as follows: "Octr. 9 (1606). Loosings of Arrestments. Lawrence Cheyne v. John Gordoun of Tillielt. Corn sown by the arrestee upon the "north wast syd off Braklay Tarves betuixt the myll lands and the [?] Auld burne of the New Mylne of Tillielt and upone the north syd of the Moss of Braklay" &c. Cautioner James Gordoun, younger of Tillielt."1
- [S382] David Littlejohn LL.D. ed. Aberdeen Sheriff's Court, 1598-1649 Page 94.