HAIRSTON.org ID#2186, b. about 1625
Father*John HAIRSTANES Laird of Craigs1 d. bt 13 Jan 1670 - 19 Mar 1670
Mother*Agnes GLEDSTANES1
Birth*Elizabeth HAIRSTANES was born about 1625 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1,2 
She was the daughter of John HAIRSTANES Laird of Craigs and Agnes GLEDSTANES.1 
Married Name As of 30 September 1647,her married name was SHARP. 
Marriage*Elizabeth HAIRSTANES married John SHARP, son of George Scharp and Agnes LAURIE, on 30 September 1647 in Dumfries, Scotland. The Book "History of Dumfries" shows a marriage date of 21 September 1667. Mentions Elizabeth as being John Hairstens of Craig oldest daughter..2,3,4 
Married Name As of 1 December 1656,her married name was CARRUTHERS. 
Marriage*Elizabeth HAIRSTANES married Major Thomas CARRUTHERS, son of John CARRUTHERS and Agnes DOUGLAS, on 1 December 1656 in Dumfries, Scotland.5,6,3,2 

Family 1

John SHARP d. 12 Feb 1656

Family 2

Major Thomas CARRUTHERS b. a 1614, d. 1 Nov 1680

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S97] Edgar, Robert. An Introduction To The History of Dumfries, J. Maxwell & Sons, Dumfries 1915, Personal Collection - pdf file of complete book.
  2. [S180] Old Parish Records - Scotlands People. Online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
  3. [S191] Old Parish Records, Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society, Dumfries, Scotland - this data was collected during my 2012 trip to Dumfries, Scotland. It is also available on the website Scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
  4. [S3020] Percy Walter Lewis Adams, History of the Douglas Family of Morton in Nithsdale (Dumfriesshire) and Fingland (Kirkcudbrightshire) & Their Descendants, The Sidney Press 1921.
  5. [S187] Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, unknown author, n.pub.
  6. [S115] The Transactions and Journal of Proceedings of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Session 1969 , Printed at the Courier and Herald Offices, Dumfries, 1970. Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society, Dumfries, Scotland.
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