'Moir1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Moir of Aberdeen, Moir of Foveran, Moir of Raeden

Andrew Moir or More of Oldmill (Overhill, Foveran, Aberdeenshire) & Aberdeen (b 1621)
m1. ??
m2. Agnes Montgomery (d 03.1730, dau of Robert Montgomery)
1. Andrew Moir of Cultercullen & Old Mill in Foveran (b 1673, d 05.1733)
  m. (1699-1700) Elizabeth Simpson (d 20.09.1761, dau of Robert Simpson of Thornton, brother of Alexander of Concraig)
A. Andrew Moir (b 1703, d 1794, minister of Methlick then Elton)
  m. (07.09.1737) Jane Forbes (d 1789, dau of Rev. William Forbes of Tarves)
  i. George Moir (b 05.04.1741, d 18.03.1818, minister of Peterhead)
  m. (1766) Martha Byres (d 1816, dau of Patrick Byres of Tonley)
  a. James Moir of Johnston & Braehead, Aberdeenshire (b 1770, d 11.1861, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (1802) Janet Byres (dau/coheir of Captain John Byres)
  Their surviving son later inherited Tonley and assumed the name Moir-Byres.
  b. John Moir of Peterhead (d 1856)
  m. Katherine Byres (dau/coheir of Captain John Byres)
  Their sons inherited Tonley in turn and assumed the name Moir-Byres.
  c. Janet Moir
  m1. Christopher Norton of Penkridge & Congreve
  m2. John Davidson (Captain)
d. Jane Moir (dsp)
  m. Rev. William Donald of Peterhead
  e.+ other issue - Andrew (d unm), Patrick (b 1769, d unm 05.02.1810), William (d unm 1802), Robert, Forbes (d unm), Andrew (d unm)
  ii. Elizabeth Moir (b 1739)
  m. Robert Garden of Grange & Clerkhill
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - William, Anderw, Janet, Jane
  B. Gilbert Moir of Raeden & Aberdeen (b 1719, 4th son)
m. (1745) Helen Shepherd (d 1791, dau of George Shepherd of Aberdeen)
  i. George Moir (More) of Raeden, Provost of Aberdeen (b 1752, d 27.11.1796)
  m1. (09.06.1787) Jane Innes (d 24.02.1794, dau of Alexander Innes of Breda & Cowie)
  m2. (21.03.1795) Harriet Beauvais (d 1855, dau of Lewis Beauvais of Aberdeen)
  BLG1952 reports that George had issue by both wives but leaves it unclear which wife was mother of which child.
  a. George Moir (d 1843, Major, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Jane Mitchell Mowat (dau of James Mowat)
  b.+ other issue - Gilbert (d unm 1830), Alexander of Aberdeen (d unm), Lewis
  ii. Alexander Moir (More) of Aberdeen (b 1756) had issue
m. Margaret Innes (d 1815, dau of Alexander Innes of Breda & Cowie)
  iii. Elizabeth Moir (b 1749, d 1831)
  m. Charles Farquharson (baillie of Aberdeen, of family of Finzean)
  iv. Catherine Moir (d 1800)
  m. (1792) James Thomson
  v.+ other issue (d young)
  C. Jean Moir (b 1701, d 01.1792)
  m. (mcrt 14.10.1731) William Mitchell
  D. Agnes Moir
  m. (mcrt 16.11.1732) George Gray (son of George of Haddo)
  E. Isabel Moir (b 1707, d 1777)
  m. John Meder of Aberdeen
  F. Elizabeth Moir (b 1709)
m. (mcrt 26.05.1744) James Gray (son of George of Haddo)
  i. Elizabeth Gray
  m. James Milne
  G.+ other issue - Robert (b 1712), George (b 1714)
2. George Moir (b 1679, minister of Towie then Cluny then Kintore, 3rd son)
  m. (mrct 14.12.1718) Jean Forbes (dau of Sir William Forbes of Monymusk, 4th Bart)
  A. William Moir of Fyvie (minister)
  m. (1776) Helen Constable
  i. George Moir
  ii. Catherine Jane Moir (dsp)
  m. (1800) John Dingwall of Rannieston & Ardo, Provost of Aberdeen
  B. George Moir (d young)
  C. Agnes Moir (b 1723-9, d 1809)
  m. Alexander Rose (son/heir of laird of Lethinty)
  D. Jean Moir (b 1730)
  m. (1751) James Jopp of Cotton
3.+ other issue - Gilbert of Aberdeen (b 1675), Samuel (b 1683), James (b 1689), Margaret (b 1677), Marjory (b 1681), Isabel (b 1686)

Main source(s): the section on 'Family of Moir' within BLG1952 (Moir-Byres of Tonley)
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