~ Grave Stone of ~
James Imlay~ my 3rd Great Grand Uncle
Helen Reid~ my 4th Great Grandmother.
Inscription : This Stone marks the grave of James Imlay overseer at Woodhead of Cairnies, Parish of Lonmay Died 15 April 1842 aged 34. His Faithfulness and honesty rendered him beloved in life and regretted at death. He was the 3rd son of John Imlay and Helen Reid in Blackhillock, Fyvie. Said Helen Reid died 1 March 1840 aged 63, her remains lie under the stone on the left. She was an affectionate wife and a loving mother. Erected by their son John Imlay.
I want to thank David Peters in Aberdeen Scotland who was kind enough to drive out to Methlick and take photos of all the grave stones of my family members who are buried in the old church yard.