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Lisa Report 17 Feb 2013 01:59

elizabeth pettigrew 1783-1847
looking for a birth unsure if born in scotland.

she did marry james robertson 1775-1847 really unsure of his death year ?

thomas robertson 1812-1895
isobella robertson 1830 - 1891
children born in carstairs scotland

greatfull for any help x x


jax Report 17 Feb 2013 03:32

Is this her?

1841 Scotland Census
about Elizabeth Robertson
Name: Elizabeth Robertson
Age: 55
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1786
Gender: Female
Where born: Lanarkshire, Scotland

Civil parish: Carstairs
County: Lanarkshire
Address: Village Of Carstairs
Parish Number: 633
Household Members: Name Age
James Robertson 60
Elizabeth Robertson 55
David Robertson 15
Isabella Robertson 12


Lisa Report 17 Feb 2013 03:56

yes thank you this is her x

can i ask is there a birth in her name of pettigrew ?? ive looked but cant seem to find one x x


AnnCardiff Report 17 Feb 2013 09:21

groom's name: James Robison
bride's name: Elisabeth Petticrew
marriage date: 10 May 1800
marriage place: Lesmahagow,Lanark,Scotland
indexing project (batch) number: M11649-2
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 1066597, 0102955


AnnCardiff Report 17 Feb 2013 09:28

there's another couple - same names - same time frame - Carluke, Lanarkshire - with children

Isabella, Margaret, Thomas, Gavin, james, Margaret and Janet


Lisa Report 17 Feb 2013 16:12

thank u x there all his children x x
also u have confirmed a name i was very unsure of x x :-D