106. WILLIAM McEWAN was born on 8th February 1771 at Burntisland, although recorded as aged 68 on the 1841 census. He was a hand loom weaver. Abottshall parish record show he married Christian Mathew on "24th May 1794 clandestinly at Edinburgh" and Christain, "her husband not pearing in the established church" is recorded married at Abotshall Kirkcaldy on 5th June 1796. They stayed at Newtown Abbotshall Kirkcaldy after they married. He died at Abbotshall aged 77 on 13th August 1848.
107. CHRISTIAN MATTHEW C 1771. She is recorded as 70 on the 1841 census .
CHILDREN all born at Abottshall
Helen McEwan b. 5/6/1795
William McEwan b. 7/4/1799
Andrew McEwan b. 8/12/1800
David McEwan b. 4/3/1803
James McEwan b/ 1/7/1805
There's not much left on Nicol Street Abbotshall Kirkcaldy today.
212. ANDREW McEWAN C1745 married Jean Bell. The family was residing at Burntisland when William was born.
213. JEAN BELL C1745 No details known about her.
Andrew McEwan b. 15/5/1765
106.William McEwan b. 8/2/1771
Burntisland bay from the road to Kinghorn