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David Skene, born est c.1560,
of the Mill of Potterton, N of Aberdeen,
merchant, went to Poland, burgess of Posen 1586
(now Poznan, WC Poland),
mar 1stly to ---- Udny
[of Udny, NW of Aberdeen],
his wife died pre-1606,
had issue by 1st wife:
it was him who mar Leask, NOT his father,
Robert Skene, born Potterton, 1621,
mar 21st July 1663 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Janet Jaffray [or Jafray],
died 30th Oct 1693, age 72 yrs, bur St.Nicholas', Aberdeen,
Trade with Poland, mainly through
Danzig, was of huge importance to Aberdeen at this time.
Skene and Ædie were two of the main families involved.
There was a large Scottish community in Poland until the 18th century.