This info. is from the IGI at FamilySearch.org
I wonder if the date you have is put down in the British mode (day, month,
year) rather than the American mode (month, day, year)?
There is a Thomas Cuthbertson baptized 1 December 1822 at Eaglesham,
Renfrewshire, which lies just east of Fenwick, Ayrshire, which in turn adjoins
Kilmaurs and Kilmarnock. The parents, however, are listed as Thomas
Cuthbertson and Isabel Kego. Thomas Sr. and Isabel were married at Eaglesham 10
September 1819. They show up there in the 1841 Census as well (FreeCEN
Scotland website), though Thomas Jr.'s age is way off (as is not uncommon in
Do you have a list of the children of Thomas Cuthbertson (b. 1822) and Mary
Vassey? If there's a daughter Isabel it might point in a different
direction than previously thought on his parents' names.
The IGI also lists the marriage of a Thomas Cuthbertson and Mary Vassie on
21 April 1844 at Barony Parish, Lanarkshire... i.e. Glasgow. She might be
the Mary Vassey born 5 December 1822 at Glasgow to John Vassey and Euphemia
Dunsmore. (Again, did Mary and Thomas have any daughters named Euphemia,
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Surnames: Cuthbertson, Couless, Vassey, Candlish
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My gggrandfather Thomas b:1/12/1822, Aryshire, Klymorme, Scotland was the
son of Hugh b:approx. 1792 and Mary "Couless" Cuthbertson. Or perhaps the
Couless is Candlish. Thomas arrived in Boston 6/26/1844 on ship "Leader".
His wife Mary "Vassey" Cuthbertson must have come later - perhaps Aug. I
am looking for more information on Hugh & Mary Cuthbertson including
siblings to Thomas and also information as to when Mary "Vassey" Cuthbertson
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