Hi Doug, My ancestor is James Laurie b.1765 with son John b.1785, David b.1786, David b.1788, Frances Erskine b.1788, Betty 1790, Ann b.1791, William b.1792 and James b.1794. In the previous generation I have Janet 1756, Mary 1760, Betty 1763, William 1763, James 1765 and David 1765. Their father was John b.1718. His father was William 1686 and his father was William 1645.It would be great if there was a link.Let me know if this is the right family.I may not have all the children.I await with bated breath. Billee.