JAMES WEIR was born about 1797.
James was previously married to Jemima Ferguson according to his death certificate. They married in Auchinleck on the 23rd of April 1824 (OPR Ref. 577/2, FR347) and had at least two sons by that marriage, Robert Weir, born at Duncanzeme, Auchinleck, on the 4th of March 1825 and Alexander Weir, born at Blackcroft, Auchinleck, on the 20th of July 1827 and baptised on the 12th of August (OPR Ref. 577/2, FR235). Jemima died on the 9th of January 1829, probably at Welltrees Farm.
JANE DICKIE was born in Galston and baptised on the 16th of December 1806. (OPR Ref. 593/2, FR419)
Daughter of Francis Dickie and Margaret Campbell. Her mother's forename is not given on Jane's death certificate.
James and Jane were married in Ayrshire on the 1st of December 1837. There are OPR entries for both Auchinleck (577/2, FR367) and Kilmarnock (597/11, FR2672).
James and Jane lived at Welltrees Farm, Auchinleck, at the time of the 1851 census. They were later at Blackside Farm, Sorn.
Jane is in Wales on the 1881 census, with her daughter Jane and her family.