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David Skene, of the Mill of Potterton



Ancestry of Katharine Skene.
Page 125 of [Skene, 1887].




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:


  1. Thomas Skene,
    it was him who mar Leask, NOT his father,
    had issue:

    1. 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,
      had issue:

      1. George Skene, of Rubislaw,
        bapt 24th June 1666 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

  2. David Skene,
    merchant, went to Poland,
    burgess of Zamosky (now Zamosc, SE of Lublin, SE Poland),
    mar Margaret Chalmers [dau of Robert Chalmers, merchant in Danzig],
    died pre-1668,
    had issue:

    1. George Skene, born Zamosky, Poland, 17th Sept 1644.
    2. Alexander Skene.

    3. Katharine Skene, born Zamosky, Poland, 3rd Oct 1646,
      mar 1671 to David Ædie and had issue.


mar 2ndly, 20th (poss. 28th) Aug 1606 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Claris Seaton,
died 1631, age est c.71 yrs,
had issue by 2nd wife:


  1. Sir George Skene, Knt., Provost of Aberdeen, born 1619.






Zamosc, Poland.
Birthplace of Katharine Skene.



The Skene graves at St.Nicholas', Aberdeen, 1998.






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