Robert Arbuthnott was born circa 1740 to Robert Arbuthnott (c1708-1773) and Elizabeth Riddell (c1710-1763) and died 10 July 1796 of unspecified causes. He married Cordelia Murray (c1761-) 2 February 1785 in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Quebec, Canada.

He was a Lt-Colonel in the 31st Regiment of Foot. Following the ending of the American War of Independence that regiment formed part of the garrison of Quebec before returning to England in November 1787 (see 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of FootWp globe tiny).


Offspring of Robert Arbuthnott and Cordelia Murray (c1761-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Josetta Arbuthnott (c1787-1861)
Alexander Dundas Young Arbuthnott (c1789-1871) 1789 Forton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom 8 May 1871 Shenton Hall, Shenton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom Catherine Maria Eustace (c1793-1892)

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