Looking for parents or other family members of Henry RONALD b. ca 1770, in Scotland, possbily Aberdeeshire - but not certain.
Henry married Hellen ROBSON (dau of Wm. ROBSON and Eliz. BENVIE) 4 Dec 1791 St. Paul's Chape, Aberdeen. He is named as a Journeyman Shoemaker on the wedding banns, and as Shoemaker in the Old Machar Parish of Aberdeen in subsequent records.
Children at born in Aberdeen: 1. Johnathan - b. 4 Aug 1792, d. abt 1805 2. Helen - b. 14 Jun 1793, d. bef 1841 3. Mary -b. 22 Jul 1794 m. David ROBERTSON 1814, d. 1882, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada 4. Forbes - b. 23 Jun 1796, d. abt 1823 5. Margaret - b. 25 Mar 1798, m. Charles WATTIE 1817, d. bef 1841 6. William - b. 13 Aug 1800 7. Henry - b. 12 Sep 1802, m. Margaret SMART 1845, d. 1873 in Aberdeen 8. John - b. 12 Oct 1806 9. Alexander - b. 22 Oct 1809
After many searches through the Scottish Old Parish Records (at www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk), very little has come up for a Henry RONALD (all various spellings tried: RONNALD, RHONALD, RHANNALD, RANNALD, REYNOLD)
Henry's born in this timeframe: Hary RONALD 16 Oct 1762 to James RONALD fo Kidrummy Parish, Aberdeen Henry RONALD 29 Jan 1765 to Wm RONALD and Jean MURRAY of Kirkliston Parish in Linlithgow/East Lothian Henry RONALD 14 Aug 1768 to Robert RONALD and Mary GIBB in Leith South Parish, Edinburgh/Midlothian
Other RONALD families in Aberdeen at the same time: George RONALD, b. ca 1775, Scotland m. 2 Jun 1798 in Aberdeen to Jean WAGGRELL They also had 9 children between 1799 - 1815. George, John, Margaret, Jean, Ann, William, John, Alexander and James.
If anyone has information on these RONALD families, knows of a connection between them or has questions, please feel free to email me directly.