Alexander Cheyne

M, #2319, b. circa 1585
FatherUnlinked Cheynes in Aberdeen before the 1696 Poll
     Alexander Cheyne married Janet Ritchie.1

Alexander Cheyne (2319), and his wife Janet Ritchie were mentioned in an action in Littlejohn, Records of the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire. The entry for the said action reads as follows: "Feby. 4 (1625). Loosening of Arrestments. The Procurator Fiscal Mr. Wm. Barclay, and Thomas Gordone of Little Gowell, for his interest v. Janet Ritchie and Alexr. Cheyne in Dyce, her husband. Cautioner John Kemptie at Mylne of Dyce, burgess of Abd."1


Janet Ritchie b. c 1585


  1. [S382] David Littlejohn LL.D. ed. Aberdeen Sheriff's Court, 1598-1649 Page 281.