Wonder if related to
Farquharson of Haughton, nr Alford.
- The Kirkyard of Tough, graveyard inscriptions, Graham Ewen, 1988.
Farquharson/Murray grave is no.98, close to church, on LHS of church as you come from the avenue, in centre.
- Aberdeenshire epitaphs and inscriptions
by John A. Henderson (1907)
- Farquharson of Whitehouse,
A prominent local family.
No indication they are related to our Farquharsons.
- Farquharson/Murray grave,
- Sources yet to be consulted:
- Will of William Farquharson, proved 18 Jan 1763.
William Farquharson, Little Mill of Tough, will proved 18 Jan 1763.
The Commissariot Record of Aberdeen, Register of Testaments 1715-1800
William Farquharson, born 1692,
"Farquharson" in will index,
"Farquharson" in one grave reading, "Farquarson" in another,
later the family definitely spelt the name Farquharson
he lived at Little Mill of Tough
SE of Alford
mar Margaret Cobban
[or Cobhad, born 1707],
he died 21 Apr 1762, age 70 yrs [grave, Tough],
will proved 18 Jan 1763,
she died 13 Feb 1778, age 71 yrs [grave, Tough],
- Margaret Farquharson,
bapt 19 Apr 1737, Tough,
mar Alexander Murray [born 1735]
and had issue.
Grave of William Farquharson (and his wife and his daughter and son-in-law
Courtesy of Irene Mackay.
and other shot
Reading of the above grave.
Aberdeenshire epitaphs and inscriptions.
Reads it as "Little Miln of Tough".
Tough, SE of Alford, Aberdeenshire.
"+" is church and graveyard of Tough.
See Google street view
of Tough graveyard.