James Grierson was born 1741 in Caithness, Scotland, and died 10 Dec 1846. He married, 1784, at Caithness, NB, Margaret Kelly, born 1779 at Machias, ME ,daughter of Samuel Kelly. They settled in Mascarene, Charlotte County, NB.
1) Jane or Jenny Grierson born 1801, m. Charles Scott
2) Elizabeth/Betsey Grierson b. 1804, married Andrew Rourke or Roix
3) Samuel Grierson born 15 Mar 1808, d. 12 Oct 1895, m. 3 Nov 1833 at St. George, NB, Johanna or Joanne Chambers
4) James Grierson m. Mary Casey of St. Stephen
5) Martha Grierson b. 1815, d. 1905, m. James J. Christie of Belfast, Ireland
6) David Clement Grierson b. 1818, d. 22 Apr 1903, m. 18 Dec 1838 Jane Henderson of Scotland and Mascarene, NB
7) Mary Grierson born 1824 (twin), died young
8) Esther Grierson born 1824 (twin), d. 24 May 1899, m. 22 Jun 1842 John McBrine.
PANB:MC1/Grierson, 1 page: file contains a copy of a newspaper article titled Pioneer Families of New Brunswick by E.C. Wright.
There are 2 family group sheets for James Grierson and son Samuel in PANB:MC1/Holmberg.