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Can look-up MIs in New Deer and Methlick,Aberdeens

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Sue Report 2 Jun 2006 16:26

Melissa The only one for Dempster is in New Deer. Face almost gone......Mackie....her husband.....Dempster..Jan.1885.Poss Robert Dempster/Elizabeth Mackie.m.28 nov 1851 Turriff& 13 Dec 1851 New Deer. Lumsden in New Deer. Grace McTavish wife of James Lumsden chemist,Peterhead d.20 Jan1864 .Their children James and Mary Grace died in infancy. I found this one in Fyvie.. Erected by the family in loving memory of thier parents James Lumsden Kinellar d.7 April aged 76;Annie Duguid d. 26 April 1895 aged 74.Their sister Margaret aged 11


Sue Report 2 Jun 2006 17:02

Fiona I have the books untill the 15 June.. Swanson.... John Swanson Gowkhill d.28 March 1928 aged 84 our mother Ann Bruce d.3 May 1912 aged 58. Their children who died in infancy..Mary Joan d. 19 Dec 1940 aged 49.George d. West Gowkhill May 1945 aged 69. Webster.. Alexander Webster... Lochagan Banff d.1856.His wife Elizabeth Webster d.Blackshanks Banff 1907 aged 81..His son John d.Elgin 1878 aged 21.Thomas Webster d.Muirden Marnoch 1918 aged 68. 1808.This stone erected by Peter Webster in bonny-kellie in memory of his father James Webster&mother Jean Ross & 5 brothers and 1 sister who are interred here. Erected by William Hunter farmer Brownhill of Bruxie,old Deer in remembrance of his wife Janet Webster d. 20 oct 1858 aged 70. William hunter d. 6 April 1876 aged 87. James Ironside sometime farmer Hardbedlem d.9 June 1811 aged 87.His spouse Isobel Webster d.23 May 1806 aged 77. John Webster Auchmunziel d. 14 Aug 1881 aged 74 ,his wife Agnes R Irvine d.30 july 1895 aged 81.Their sons David died in infancy,Alexander d.11 Aug 1881 aged 34.William d. 15 July 1886 aged 41,his wife Margaret Sangster d.1872 aged 25.Their dau Margaret d.17 Nov 1922 aged 73. Robert Webster d.29 sept 1767 aged 62,also 3 of his children Mary d.april 1732?,Martha d.March 1752, Ann d. feb 17-3,also Janet Henderson his wife d.10 may 1780? aged 89.Also John Webster d.aug 1795 aged 25,William Webster d.11 July 1796 aged 24,Robert Webster d. 4 Aug 1798 aged 23. Fiona there are quite a few more..have you any names in particular? Sue x


Melissa Report 2 Jun 2006 17:15

no matches this time but will take a note of them just incase . thanks sue x


Sue Report 2 Jun 2006 17:19

Fiona, Nothing for Mowat in New Deer. Porter.. James Porter and his wife Jane Whyte of Braicklay Croft also their family James,Isabella,Williamena.Maggie Jane d.8 May 1977 aged 80. (my family of Mennies lived at Braicklay Croft) Robert Porter in memory of his father James Porter d.Ardo 31 Oct1859 aged 43,his mother Agnes Lawson d.19 Oct 1901 aged 83.The above Robert Porter died 8 july 1934 aged 74,his brother george died 16 may 1936 aged 81. James Beaton died 7 july 1944 aged 71 ,husband of Mary G Porter died 4 April 1974 aged 83. Erected by George Porter in memory of his wife Margaret Ann Sangster died 6 May 1924 aged 52,his son george fell in action in France in 1918 aged 19.The above George Porter died 8 Nov 1937 aged 64. Isabella Porter died 6 april 1947.John I.M barclay died 2 Nov 1970,also their dau Zena died 6 June 1979. I hope some of these belong to you. Sue x


Fiona Report 3 Jun 2006 02:19

Thanks Sue, All 4 Swanson's are mine, and Janet Webster (I didn't know about her husband). The rest of the names I will keep same and investigate, thanks! Names I'm also after are George Webster b 1786 and his wife Helen Mowat or Mouat b1792 (but I don't think you found a Mowat), who did die at New Deer, Gookhill (Gowkhill) or west Gookhill.. Their children, Alexander b 1819 Margery b1822 John b1824 Ann b1826 Janet (Jessie) b c1827 and James 1831. You have found me George Webster's sister Janet b 1788 (and her husband William Hunter). George's other siblings were John b1790 Margaret b1792 Isabel b1794 James b1798 and William b1801. I'm not sure if they were in New Deer or not. The rest of the Mowat family I would expect in Methlick. Alexander Mowat c 1750 and Marjory Porter, c1750. Their children, George c1780, Marjory c 1782, Alexander c1784, William c1786, John c1788, James c1790. (And Helen who should be in New Deer) Thanks for your help! Fiona


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 20:40

Fiona, Ive just looked again and found these Mowats in New Deer. In memory of George Fowlie late farmer Moss side Auchmunziel died 14 may 1862 aged 45.Also John Fowlie,Bathia Mowat his wife and their dau Mary who all die at Middlemuir,Methlick also William Mowat aged 87.their dau Bathia died 2 July 1946 aged 79. Eerected by Helen Mowat in memory of her husband George Webster gookhill died 18 jan 1872 aged 86.Helen Mowat died 1 april 1876 aged 84.Their daus May died 15 june 1883 aged 61.Janet died 13 dec 1905 aged 78. These must be yours. Sue x


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 20:51

Isn't it great when you find these inscriptions! Are these the ANEFHS booklets? I have them, in fact got loads of them now, and also the Black Kalendar - showing who had been hung in Aberdeen! I also got 4 books on people who had died in ARI and apparently there is or was an archives office in Grampian Health Board! Need to check this out as it's possible to get info from the medical records providing they're more than 100 years old


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 20:58

Webster In New Deer.. Erected by Ann Black in memory of her husband Alexander Black died 1858 aged 57.Her daus Helen Elizabeth died 28 dec 1855 aged 15 months,Elspet Moir died 20 oct 1869 aged 21 also Ann Keith great aunt died 14 nov 1856 aged 66.Said Ann webster or Black died 30 oct 1878 aged 58. Erected to the memory of George Webster late merchant in west mains of nether muir died 7 dec 1828 aged 77,his wife Janet Ironside died 2 jan 1829 in her 70 year.Their youngest son George late surgeon R.N died at Port Royal Jamaica 2 Nov 1819 aged 26.Their eldeat son John died 1857 aged 65,their only daughter Janet died New Deer 7 Dec 1859 aged 61. Any of these yours? I will keep looking for you.. Sue x


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 21:04

Hi Woody, Yes they are the ones from FHS in Aberdeen..great books.I live in New Deer and have rellies that came from here and Methlick. What dates do the ones for ARI go up to? Sue x


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 21:46

Hi Sue, 1743-1822; 1838-1855; 1855-1870; 1870-1897 1823-1837 was omitted because the records had less detail. You got any names you want looking at?


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 21:50

Can you look for the name Mennie? Sue x


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 21:58

First date is admission, last is death date. Wm, 7/10/1788, res. Forgue, 5/11/1788 James, 20/1/1801, Tullynessle, 31/1/1801, age 59 Margaret, 11/6/1802, Echt, 26/7/1802, age 74 Thos., 4/3/1808, banchory, 2/5/1808 Wm, 18/5/1813, Abdn, 9/7/1813 Wm, 15/2/1819, Abdn, 6/3/1819 That's the first book, will look up rest


KEITH H Report 3 Jun 2006 22:02

woody did we find catherine munro


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 22:09

Alexander, 23/8/1855, 41, Labourer, 2 Park lane, Abdn, d.29/8/1855 If this one is yours, then the death cert will show details of all his children and whether they're alive or not - lots of info on all the 1855 certs James, 29/111841, 35, Joiner, Abdn, 17/12/1841 Mrs, 31/12/1839, 50, Abdn, 3/1/1840 - (several where just Mrs.!) None in book 3 David Ruxton Mennie, 16/3/1882, 20yrs, Factory, res. 30 Link St, Aberdeen, died same day That last one could have been an accident - if so then bet there's a story in the paper! Central Library in Aberdeen have all the Abdn Journal on Fiche - that's where I found Keith's info. Of course, these are only the ones who died there - if they were discharged then that should be in the Archives in Grampian Health Bd


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 22:15

No Keith, all we've got on her is the death date on the headstone (John Knox) and the rest of the details on it. Also in 1841 got her on the census next door in Gerrard St to John Troup and Eliz Allen, but think you've got that. Found Alexander Troup on the 1841 Census working in Forgue - think I gave you those details? if you haven't got that let me know and I'll look it up, think I've got it in your FTM file


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 22:16

Thanks Woody.. Not too sure if any are mine...My Mennies came from Methlick.. But im sure i have 1 or 2 that came from Aberdeen..will check my tree. I have found Ellon Library a very good source for getting info aswell. Sue x


KEITH H Report 3 Jun 2006 22:17

got it


KEITH H Report 3 Jun 2006 22:20

sue some one on your other thread is looking for munros ive got one in john knox


Woody's Report 3 Jun 2006 22:27

I think I have a few Ellon way, and of course they will have info on the surrounds as well. We tend to forget the libraries and yet who better for this info! I lived in Inverness for 38 years and only discovered last Sunday how much info they have there - apparently, there are rooms dedicated to records of the past. have got some Skye ones so will look there but my husband's lot are all Banff or Aberdeen and shires and so many more of them! His Methlick ones are all Moirs or married to's and some of them in Tarves as well. Mind you, got loads of them - could do a tree on them alone! I've got the Tarves booklet and found several of them there, and also another one about life in Tarves but only skimmed through that one.


Sue Report 3 Jun 2006 22:28

In what area is your Munro Keith... They were looking at Keith and Elgin.. Sue x