HEWETSON and William HASTINGS - Descent from Thomas HEWETSON and
- THOMAS HEWETSON (The Covenantor) Farmer of Auchenbenzie
born 1622 died 1682
HAINING born circa 1644.
- James HEWETSON born 1673
died 27 January 1747 Farmer of Laight later of Arkland, Dumfries
married firstly Margaret MENZIES
or MINZIES on 12 October 1693
Glencairn, Closeburn, Dumfries. They had one recorded child - Margaret HEWETSON baptised 22
November 1702 Morton Church in Glencairn. Helen HEWETSON born circa 1700 may
have also been a child of James and Margaret. She married James BROADFOOT 1 August 1718
Sanquhar. Nothing further known of Margaret MENZIES, her daughter
Margaret or Helen HEWETSON.
GILCHRIST of Mattock, Eccles Estate born circa 1670 died
27 January 1731. Our descent is from this couple.
- James HEWETSON born circa
1707 died 26 December 1778, a Farmer of Arkland later of Auchenbenzie
HARKNESS of Holestains born 1714 died 27 May 1782 Auchenbenzie
daughter of William HARKNESS and Isabel CURRIE.
- William HEWETSON born 28
April 1744 Arkland died 21 October 1822 Grennan, Schoolmaster of
Penpont married firstly Janet MENZIES
born circa 1751 died 9 January 1778.
- Mary HEWETSON born 5
April 1771 Penpont married William
HASTINGS born circa 1760 Scotland. Their children:
HASTINGS born 8 June 1793 Morton, Dumfries
Elizabeth HASTINGS born 2
September 1798 Morton
Isabel HASTINGS born circa 2
William HASTINGS born 16 April
1803 New Cumnock, Ayr died 20 October 1884 at St John's, Creetown,
Kirkcudbright married circa 1828 firstly Katherine GOOD born 1 November
1801 married secondly Susan KERMAN born circa 1800 died 19 July
Mary HASTINGS born circa 1806
married 1834 Morton Alexander
CALLANDAR of Wanlockhead born 1811 Scotland died 2 April 1858
son of Archibald CALLANDAR and
Janet MEGGAT. Two recorded
J C CALLANDAR born 23 March 1850, Dumfries Town, Dumfries.
Archibald CALLANDAR born circa
1839 married Margaret Y KIRKLAND
aged 25 at Troon, Dundonald, Ayr 20 December 1867.
I have more
information on this family from a
HASTINGS descendant. if anyone requires it. It is comprehensive
and very well researched.