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The Book of Robert Burns: Genealogical and Historical Memoirs of the Poet, His Associates and Those Celebrated in His Writings, Vol. 2 of 3 (Classic Reprint)

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The name Lawrie, otherwise Lowry and Laurie, is common to several i)arts of Scotland, but the chief sept bearing the designation is connected with Dumfriesshire. From Stephen Laurie, a merchant in Dumfries, who flourished in the reign of James VL, descended Sir Robert Laurie of JM axweltou, whose daughter Anna (familiarly A nnie), born in 168.2, is the heroine of a popular song. Springing from the Dumfriesshire sept, the Rev. John Lawrie ministered some time at Macosquin, in I reland, and was from thence, in 1G89, called to the parish of Penpont. Translated to Auchinleck in 1G92, he there discharged the pastoral duties till his death in 1704. His son James, licensed to preach in 1709, was, on the 8th May 1711, ordiiined minister of Kirkmichael, in the county of A yr. He died on the 7th August 17G4, having fulfilled a ministry of fifty-four years. By his wife, A nn Ord (married 11th September 1714, died 28th December 1747), he had three sons and a daughter, Helen. The youngest son, George, became the Poet sfriend. George Kiwrie was born at the manse of Kirkmichael on the 21st September 1727. Educated at the Univcrsitv, and licensed A l Dowoll s Ili Mory of Dunfru:-, -ii. 1... lti li Levi. .cyr., i. !i. Kirkmichael Parish Register. VOL. II.
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