Midlothian Oliphants

Still searching for information on 'my' Francis Oliphant, married to Janet Mitchell in 1760, Pathead, Dysart, Fife. The family moved to Loanhead, Midlothian about 1763-1764 where Francis was employed as a "coal griever". Roddy Oliphant has done a lot of searching for me, but we both come up empty-handed as to the parents of Francis Oliphant, Sr.
Thought I would post here in case there are future Oliphants that recognize the names. Francis and Janet had the following children:
Francis Jr. 10 Aug 1762
James Oliphant 19 Nov 1765
William Oliphant, Sr. 20 Feb 1768 (married to Isabella Bell, my direct line..)
Elizabeth 'Betty' Oliphant May 1770 (married to Charles Umphertson; both buried in Old Pentland Cem.)
Henry Oliphant 06 Jan 1772
Janet Oliphant
Last 5 children born in Loanhead, Midlothian. Family members resided in Loanhead from 1763-64 until the late 1800's, when some moved to Edinburgh city.

Pam Marks
San Jose, CA

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