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Barbara Scott Curie
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Birth: May 14, 1742
Death: Jan. 4, 1826

"Barbara, fourth daughter of Robert Scott, was born 14th May 1742. She married Mr. Curie, farmer, Yetbyre, Roxburghshire, and died without issue on the 4th January 1826, aged eighty-four.

Respecting her, Sir Walter Scott wrote to his sister-in-law, Mrs. Thomas Scott: "Poor Aunt Curie died like a Roman, or rather like one of the Sandyknowe bairns, the most stoical race I ever knew. She turned every one out of the room, and drew her last breath alone."

Her remains were interred in the Abbey of Kelso."

(The Genealogical Memoirs of Sir Walter Scott of Abbotsford, 1891, Cornell University Library)
 
 
Burial:
Kelso Abbey
Kelso
Scottish Borders, Scotland
 
Created by: Stacy Ann Williams
Record added: Aug 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114743684
 


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