Hic dormienti pietate et virtute insigni viro Georgio Roger naueclero et civi hujus oppidi qui obiit anno 1611 die primo Octobris aetatis vero suae anno 33 hoc facienoum procuravit eius conjunse Elizabetha Lochmalounie mihi hodie cras tibi.
To George Roger, Mariner and Citizen of this town, interred here, a man remarkable for piety and virtue, his wife Elizabeth Lochmalony caused this to be erected. He died the first day of October in the year 1611, and of his age 33.
To day is mine.
To morrow thine.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.
George Roger was the second son of William Roger, of Coupar-Grange. George was engaged in merchandise and shipping. By his wife Elizabeth Lochmalonie they had one son, William, who became a prosperous merchant in Dundee, and held office in the Magistracy, he married Euphan, daughter of James Man, merchant.
George and Elizabeth had two further sons, George, David, also a daughter, Bessie.
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