James Aird was born about 1809 in Scotland, married Margaret Cochran. Had 3 daughters named Mary (the 3rd died at sea about 1853) David 1835, Margaret, Jane, Jessie. After arriving in America had John C and Sarah E. The family came to US about 1853, settling first in Albany, NY, then in Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co, NY.
David, the son of James and Margaret born 1835, was my ancestor.Records indicate he was born in Dalkeith, Scotland. He married Margaret Crombie (born about 1835, some sources say Dalkeith, Scotland, others say she born NY) in Albany.They also settled in Lake Pleasant.
Looking for information on Aird family of Dalkeith, Scotland and David and James place in the family.