Militia Marriages

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nixonclan73
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Militia Marriages

Post by nixonclan73 » Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:53 pm

I wonder if anybody can help with this 'Brick Wall'?

My ancestor John Nixon (B. 1772 Enniskillen, Fermanagh) served in the West Lowland Fencibles from 1793 and the Lanarkshire Militia from 1799.
At some point between these dates he married Agnes Watson (B. 5/7/1778, Edinburgh). While serving in Linlithgow they had a son John, who appears to have died.

I can find no details of a marriage certificate and am wondering whether it is something to do with the way the Militia or Fencibles recorded marriage.

Can anybody help? I'd be very grateful.

Terence

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