William Daniel

M, #4950, b. circa 1650
     William Daniel was a witness at the Christening of Isabel Cheyne, 15 October 1689, in Peterhead, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. The following is a transcription from the Register of Baptisms, Parish of Peterhead, 1668-1738, Page 129, "Oct'r 15 (1689) W'm Cheyn, elder (1257) in Peterhead a daughter bap't Isabell (1262) Georg Stiben & W'm Demell (4950) Witnefses.”.1

William Daniel married Elspet Laing.2

William Chein (1257) and his wife; as well as William Daniel (4950), who witnessed four of their children's baptisms were mentioned as residents in the town of Peterhead, in the List of Pollable Persons in Aberdeenshire 1696. The entry reads as follows: "William Daniel, shoemaker, for himself and trade ... 12s 0p.
"Elspet Laing, his wfve, (no children pollabe) ... 6s 0p.
"William Chein, younger, shoemaker, for himself and trade ...12s 0p.
"His wyfe, Margaret Tait (no children pollable) ... 6s 0p".3

William Cheyne and William Daniel were witnesses at the Christening of William Cheyne, 24 September 1704, in Peterhead, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. The following is a transcription from the Register of Baptisms, Parish of Peterhead, 1668-1738, "24 (Sep 1704) William Cheyne, y'r (1259) in Peterhead a fone bapt. William (1264). William Cheyne, elder (1257) & W'm Domill (4950) shoemaker witnefses.”.4

William Cheyne and William Daniel were witnesses at the Christening of (?) Cheyne, 18 July 1708, in Peterhead, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. The OPR listing for this child's baptism did not indicate the name or sex of the child. The following is a transcription from the Register of Baptisms, Parish of Peterhead, 1668-1738, Page 174, "18th (Jul 1708) The s'd day W'm Cheyne (1259) a ___, bapt. _____ (1265), W'm Cheyne elder (1257) & W'm Daniel (4950) wit'n.”.5

William Cheyne and William Daniel were witnesses at the Christening of Alexander Cheyne, 9 July 1710, in Peterhead, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. The following is a transcription from the Register of Baptisms, Parish of Peterhead, 1668-1738, Page 177, "July 9 (1710) W'm Cheyne y'r (1259) in P'hd a fon bapt. Alex'r (1266) W'm Cheyne Elder (1257) & W'm Daniel (4950) witnefses.”.6

Family

Elspet Laing b. c 1660

Citations

  1. [S111] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, 1668-1738, Page 129.
  2. [S130] List of Pollable Persons in Aberdeenshire 1696, Volume 1, Presbytery of Deer, Page 570.
  3. [S130] List of Pollable Persons in Aberdeenshire 1696, Volume 1, Presbytery of Deer, Parish of Peterhead, Page 570. Image obtained from Google Books.
  4. [S111] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, 1668-1738, Page number not recorded.
  5. [S111] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, 1668-1738, Page 174.
  6. [S111] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Peterhead Parish, Aberdeen, 1668-1738, Page 177.