Alexander Cheyne

M, #9314, b. circa 1625
FatherUnlinked Cheynes in Aberdeen before the 1696 Poll
     Alexander Cheyne married Jeane Forbes, in Aberdeen, Saint Nicholas Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. No marriage record was found. Their daughter, Marjorie's, birth record did not indicate that she was illegitimate, so it is assumed that they were married.

The baptismal record of Marjorie Cheyne documented Alexander Cheyne as the father, 23 April 1650, in Aberdeen, Saint Nicholas Parish, Aberdeen, Scotland. The entry in the Register of Baptisms reads: "23 Aprill 1650, Alexander Cheyne and Jeane fforbes Ane Daughter called Marjorie. Thomas gordon patrick (norne?) johne cheffones George moriefone (Toulesf?) Johne middlefone ???? ???? Gilbert (maifone?) Godfather".1,2


Jeane Forbes b. c 1625


  1. [S14] International Genealogy Index, Aberdeenshire, dated May 1988, Saint Nicholas Parish, Batch 7628711, Serial 12.
  2. [S406] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Saint Nicholas Parish, Aberdeen, 1647-1672.