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From: "Randal Mortimer" <>
Subject: Re: MORTIMER, REID
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 1998 14:45:46 -0700
John, Annette, Isabelle, and all,
I haven't come across any Westcotts in my research, but I'll check a few
I'm sure there is some good reason for your relatives having Mortimer for
two of their
As to where William Mortimer, father of George (born 3 Oct 1782 at Chapel
Garioch), he was mentioned to be of "Logie", probably Logie Durno, as a
to the baptisms of some of his grandchildren. On the christening records
William's sons, George, William, and John, there was a witness, "William
of Knockolocky". This I suspect was the father of William Mortimer who
Jean Reid. I don't know where Knockolocky is or was. There seem to have
a bit of a population of Mortimers around Chapel of Garioch, Oyne, Rayne,
and down to Inverurie, so I suspect my Mortimers had been in that area for
a while, although it is not a Scottish name.
I would appreciate any help anyone can give on making more connections on
family. Thank you.
> From: McWilliam, John T <>
> Subject: RE: MORTIMER, REID
> Date: Monday, December 07, 1998 10:16 AM
> I am searching my Uncles side of the family. MORTIMER doesn't seem to be
> common name so: my Uncle Roger Jackson WESTCOTT, his father Horace Greely
> WESTCOTT had 3 brothers, Lloyd Mortimer WESTCOTT, III, Lloyd Mortimer
> II and Harold WESTCOTT.
> Some where WESTCOTT and MORTIMEZR are connected but I have no idea where.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> John Townsend McWilliam
> ______________________________ Reply Separator
> Subject: Re: MORTIMER, REID
> Author: "John & Annette Morton Allen" [SMTP:] at
> Date: 12/5/98 2:05 PM
> Hello Randall,
> My friend Isabelle Thompson would like to know where your William
> MORTIMER, father of George came from. She comes from Fraserburgh and her
> maiden name was MORTIMER.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randal Mortimer <>
> To: <>
> Date: Monday, November 16, 1998 5:31 AM
> Subject: MORTIMER, REID
> >I am looking for information on George Mortimer who married Jane or Jean
> >Dawson on 31 Jan. 1819 at Oyne. He was born 3 Oct. 1782 at Chapel of
> >Garioch to Jean Reid and William Mortimer, later of Logie. William and
> >Jean also had sons, William (born 6 May 1784) and John (born 19 May
> >1786), both born at Chapel of Garioch.
> >Any information or suggestions for furthering the ancestry of George
> >Mortimer would be appreciated. Thank you.
> >Randal Mortimer
> >Missoula, Montana, USA