First Generation

1. Robert1 Skirving was born in Kirkcaldy ? abt 1764. Robert died bef 1823.

He married Martha Davidson in Kirkcaldy, April 15, 1787.

Robert's occupation: Merchant then Tide Waiter Kirkcaldy, 1788.

Robert Skirving and Martha Davidson had the following children:

child 2 i. James2 Skirving was born Kirkcaldy May 25, 1788. He was baptized Kirkcaldy, June 1, 1788.

child 3 ii. Margaret Skirving was born Kirkcaldy December 31, 1789. She was baptized Kirkcaldy, January 4, 1790.

child + 4 iii. William Skirving was born August 14, 1793.

child 5 iv. Martha Skirving was born Kirkcaldy May 3, 1795. She was baptized Kirkcaldy, May 10, 1795.and is believed to have married John Lawson in Kirkcaldy, October 17, 1837.

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