HEWETSON and Margaret MILROY - Descent from Thomas HEWETSON and
HEWETSON (The Covenantor) Farmer of
Auchenbenzie born 1622 died 1682
- James HEWETSON born 1673
died 27 January 1747 Farmer of Laight later of Arkland, Dumfries
married firstly Margaret
on 12 October 1693
Glencairn, Closeburn, Dumfries. They had one recorded child - Margaret
November 1702 Morton Church in Glencairn.
Helen HEWETSON born circa 1700 may
have also been a child of James and Margaret. She married James
1 August 1718
Sanquhar. No further knowledge of Margaret MENZIES, her daughter
Margaret or Helen HEWETSON.
James HEWETSON married
secondly Jane GILCHRIST of
Mattock, Eccles Estate born circa 1670 died 21 January 1731.
1707 died 26 December 1778, a Farmer of Arkland later to Auchenbenzie
Holestains born 1714 died 27 May 1782 Auchenbenzie
daughter of William
1751 Glengar died 14 February 1846 Glengar married
Mary HYSLOP born 23 October 1759
Penpont died 28 September 1807 Glengar daughter of Samuel
4 December 1795 Glengar died 1.30 am 8 December 1862 at Kirkhouse
Kirbean, Kirkcudbright of heart disease. Walter had a
natural son Robert
born circa 1844 living with him at Kirkhouse in 1851 (mother
Walter is described as unmarried on the 1851 Census. He married Margaret
born circa 1833 died
1883 or 1886. Their
John Walter HEWETSON born 28
November 1859 Kirkhouse, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright died 1935 Glen
Innes, New South Wales, Australia. Emigrated to Australia in 1879
on the "Norfolk" and married Agnes
CAMPBELL of Toolamba, Victoria born 1859 died 1928. Her father Peter CAMPBELL won the Victoria
Cross at the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Thomas William HEWETSON born 4 May
1861 Kirkhouse, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright died 1939 Evans Head, New South
Wales. To Australia on the "Garonne" in 1880 married Alice "Mary" FOOTIT born 1865 died
1950 Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria.
information available on the Australian branches of this family.