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Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 9:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Orr, Paxton, Stewart
Looking for info on John Orr (born about 1843) and wife
Christina Paxton (also born about 1843). Married St Andrews Scots Church, apprently formerly The Scots Church, Valletta Malta. John and Christina married 18 March 1872. withnesses to marriage: Davina Wishart and William Paxton.

John was possibly Lance Sgt in 74th Highlanders.

If these are correct parents, they had following children (known at this time--there may be more):

Mary Baillie Orr b 8 June 1873--possibly died young

Thomas b 3 June 1877 (born Straits Settlement, Singapore/Malaysia), married?

Unnamed son, possiby born Hong Kong

Robert b 18 Feb 1885 Glasgow Scotland, possibly emigrated to California. Married?

William P. b 12 Oct 1879, born Singapore or India
Married Ann Stewart, daughter of James (Jem) Stewart and Sarah McLay of Glasgow. William and Ann emigrated to USA, settled in Ohio. Two children: John Orr born 1909, Annette/Anita born 1913-1914.

Interested in tracking down any or the above people.I have trying to locate this entire family for a long time. Any help greatly appreciated.

thanks!
Lois Kastner
lakastner@usa.net
22 July 2010

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 26 Jul 2010 12:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead.htm

has the marriage 18th March 1872

also baptisms MARY BAILLIE ORR 1873 and AGNES SCOTT ORR 1875 both recorded as 74th Regiment.

also death MARY ORR 1873/1874

74Th Highland regiment embarked 2nd December for the Straits Settlement aboard the ORONTES. They had arrived from Gibraltar in Feb and March 1872 aboard the JUMNA

Alex

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 28 Jul 2010 9:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks so much for the info on the Orr/Paxton/Stewart line.
Every little bit of info helps.
Unfortunately, I cannot access the website you sent me.

Please keep me in mind if you come across anything else.
Regards,
Lois Kastner
lakastner@usa.net
28/7/10

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 28 Jul 2010 5:03PM GMT
Classification: Query

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 29 Jul 2010 10:15AM GMT
Classification: Query
Got it!

Many thanks for your help.
Lois Kastner
lakastner@usa.net

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 3:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Paxton & Orr
Hello,

I am a direct descendant of George Paxton b 1842 - 1926 the brother of Christina Paxton b 1846 who married John Orr on 18th March 1872.

If you are still interested in researching this family let me know and i'll aid you as much as i can. :)

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 18 Dec 2012 8:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Orr/Stewart
trying this again--please contact me re: the Orr family.
You may have answer for me on William and Ann Orr's daughter Anita/Annette, born Scotland, probably deceased in America. Lost track of her years ago.
glitch in system earlier--this wouldn't go through

many thanks, Lois Kastner
lakastner@usa.net

12/18/2012

Re: Orr/Paxton marriage Malta, also Stewart surname

Posted: 23 Jan 2013 12:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
HI!

Are you still out there?
Need to correspond/contact you re: ORR family.

Please contact me : lakastner@usa.net
1/22/2013

many thanks!
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