James Crichton b April 2, 1792, to William Crichton and Christen Peddie, was from Horsemiln Farm, Dunbarney, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. It is a little community 10 miles south of Perth.
father is probably William Crichton.
"1792, William Crighton in Horsemiln had a son baptized 2 Apr named James." (Dunbarney Parish Register, FHL1040065, item
Dunbarny, a parish of SE Perthshire, containing the post-office
village of Bridge of Earn, with a station on the North British, 3¾ miles
SSE of Perth, and also, 1 mile S by W, the village of Kintillo. It is
bounded NW by the Craigend section of Forteviot, N by Perth, NE by
Rhynd, E by Abernethy, SE by Dron, and W by the Glenearnhill section of
Dron and by Forgandenny. Its greatest length, from NNE to SSW, is 4]
miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 4 miles; and its area is
41361/3 acres, of which 76½ are water. ...
Dunbarney is 10 miles south of Perth