Jameson [Jamieson], John Paul (1659–1700), Roman Catholic priest and antiquary, was born in Aberdeen, the son of John Jameson, trader, and his wife, Joanna Blackburn (d. 1680). The family was of some note, as in 1684 their daughter Jane married the city provost's son. Having been converted to Catholicism, ...
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Macpherson, John (1713–1765), Church of Scotland minister and antiquary, was born on 1 December 1713 at Suardal (Swordale) in Strath on the Isle of Skye, one of three children of Martin Macpherson (1672–1713), minister of Strath, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Lachlan Mackinnon...