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John Leiper is my 2nd great grandfather. I would like to find his marriage record. I believe he married a lady called Margery or Margaret Eddison. My dad told me about her after doing some family research a few years ago. It is possible that it could be another woman though.

This link is a question I have asked about finding records for Margery/Margaret Eddison: Any records for Margery/Margaret Eddison b. abt 1879 in Scotland

Anyway, more about John Leiper:

  • He was born on 11 Aug 1881 in Portlethen, Kincardineshire, Scotland.
  • His mother was called Ann Urquhart Leiper (I haven't found a maiden name).
  • His father was called John Leiper.
  • He had a child called Mina Urquhart Leiper (my great grandmother) in 1909 in Scotland. You can found out more about her in the above link.
  • I'm not sure if he had any other kids.
  • Accoring to my dad, he could have been a toolmaker or something similar.
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I performed a search at Scotland's People that returned 8 results.

The marriage that you favour is listed amongst them as:

LEIPER JOHN ADDISON MARJORY 1905 168/1 748 748 St Nicholas

i.e. Margarey/t Eddison has been indexed as Marjory Addison.

Before assuming that this is the marriage of your ancestors I would recommend reviewing the other marriages to see if any of them are equally likely.

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