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 History of the Bean Family Page 6.



John and Janet Bean had a son named John, who was brought up to the Church of England but never took orders. He was born about 1715. This son John was married twice. First in 1735 to Barbara, daughter of Dr. Lorimer, of a talented & benevolent family. Dr. Lorimer D.D. formed bursaries and other scholarships at two parochial Schools in  ...
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History of the Bean Family Page 6.

John and Janet Bean had a son named John, who was brought up to the Church of England but never took orders. He was born about 1715. This son John was married twice. First in 1735 to Barbara, daughter of Dr. Lorimer, of a talented & benevolent family. Dr. Lorimer D.D. formed bursaries and other scholarships at two parochial Schools in Aberdeen University, and his brother John Lorimer M.D. who died in 1795 was physician in the British Army in the American War, Examining Surgeon to the East India Co. & F.R.L.S.

John Bean secondly married Mrs Mary Edwards by whom he had no children.

John Bean & Barbara had six children who were as follows

1st Alexander the eldest was born at Cullen 12 March 1736 and died 26 Dec 1790 at Wanstead, Essex (Our Great Grandfather)
2nd James, born Jan 1737 at Portsoy. He became secretary to Dawsonne Drake, Gormon of Madras: & died at sea 29 Aug 1772 and was buried at Christmas Island. He was the ancestor of the Strong and Roberts families. He was tutor in the family of Sir Ludovic Grant of Grant Castle. He married at ? near York, Cornelia Barlowe, granddaughter of Mr George Drake, sometime Governor of Madras. There childrn were 1st Jane, born 8 Octob 1769 who married ...


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