James Imlay and Jean Milne's son, Grant was born at Meikle Ardo, Methlick, in 1803 and Baptised on Wednesday 19th January. The entry in the register reads:
Grant was living in the parish of Monquhitter in April 1830 where he witnessed the baptism of his niece, Helen Imlah, the daughter of Alexander Imlah in Meikle Ardo and his wife, Helen Marr.
By 1836 Grant was in Peterhead working as a messenger at arms and on Sunday the 24th of July that same year he contracted marriage with Mary Farquhar. The entry in the Peterhead register reads :
Imlah and Farquhar:July 24th Grant Imlah, messenger in Peterhead and Mary Farquhar in Deer.
Mary was born in the parish of Peterhead about 1807, the daughter of Alexander Farquhar a farmer and his wife, Mary Clark.
1855-1856City Directory for Aberdeen
|18th of October 1879|
Source: Aberdeen Journal
**Grant Imlah: 2nd cousin 5X Removed