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ShelleyRose

ShelleyRose Report 22 Jul 2019 20:28

I have a Minnie in my tree her name was Mary Elizabeth

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 12 Jul 2019 22:42

In this instance, the lady was named Margaret

Thanks, Pat, for posting on the board.

Mash

Mash Report 12 Jul 2019 21:36

I have a relative who was christened Minnie Cooper (No pun intended) so that might just be her name.

Patricia

Patricia Report 12 Jul 2019 13:30

Thank you all for the information and help.
I appreciated the responses to my questions and when I am fit again and able to get back in to doing it I will certainly use all your suggestions, It may be slow getting there and in bits and pieces but I will - sooner or later.
Thanks again
Pat

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 9 Jul 2019 11:42

PM received from Patricia, apologising for not following up on this thread because of ill-health, and thanking us for our help.

I sent our good wishes for a speedy recovery.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 9 Jul 2019 09:16

PM received today.

Have again asked OP to respond on here

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 9 Apr 2019 14:01

Sent a PM 8th April asking Patricia to look at the info. Opened, but not acknowledged.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 7 Apr 2019 11:17

Death

MACAULAY
HENRY EDWARD
72
MCMILLAN
1978
532/ 240
Dunoon

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 6 Apr 2019 16:43

A child of Beatrice and John?

Death
REID
ISABELLA JEAN
51
SPENCER
1989
532/ 215
Dunoon

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 6 Apr 2019 15:39

1911 census - unfortunately Margaret's not called Minnie here, which would have been helpful! -

SPENCER
MARGARET
1911
F
1
622/2 13/ 13
Shettleston
Lanark


SPENCER
JEANIE
1911
F
2
622/2 13/ 13
Shettleston
Lanark



SPENCER
GEORGE HENRY
1911
M
27
622/2 13/ 13
Shettleston
Lanark


SPENCER
JEANIE
1911
F
22
622/2 13/ 13
Shettleston
Lanark

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 6 Apr 2019 15:19

I posted info based on the PM I received from Patricia

Margaret's details fit

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 6 Apr 2019 15:16

Beatrice's birth is registered in two places in Glasgow - one where she was born, one where the parents lived:

SPENCER
BEATRICE CLEMEN
F
1918
644/8 215
St Rollox

SPENCER
BEATRICE CLEMEN
F
1918
644/2 333
Camlachie


Minnie was Beatrice's sister, according to a PM from Patricia.

Did Minnie die in Scotland, Patricia?

Erika, is Margaret someone mentioned to you by Patricia, or are you thinking she might be Minnie?

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2019 14:54

Patricia has read (most?) of the replies on the thread & had sent a message by PM.

Have asked her to reply on the thread when she is able. She’s a down-underer & needs her beauty sleep ;-)

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 6 Apr 2019 14:45

PM received.........hence..................

Marriage
SPENCER
BEATRICE CLEMEN
REID
JOHN LITHGOW
1938
644/8 381
Blythswood

Death
SPENCER
BEATRICE CLEMEN
70
CLEMENCE
1988
532/ 116
Dunoon


Death
MACAULAY
MARGARET MEDLEY
55
1965
510/1 119
Dunoon

Birth
SPENCER
MARGARET MEDLEY
F
1909
622/2 712
Shettleston


Marriage
SPENCER
MARGARET MEDLEY
MACAULAY
HENRY EDWARD
1930
644/2 27
Camlachie

Parents' marriage
SPENCER
GEORGE
CLEMENCE
JEANIE
1908
644/2 103
Camlachie

All found using free search on SP

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 5 Apr 2019 16:56

If Patricia returns with the info requested, we can try to help.
PM sent asking her to do so.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 5 Apr 2019 16:39

Or Minnie might just be a pet name, with no relation to her proper name.
We recently worked on a thread where there was a child called Lucy - but she was known as Minnie.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Apr 2019 16:34

Minnie (female)

Diminutive(s): Min (F)
Pet Name for: Maria (F) Mary (F) Wilhelmina (F) Williamina (F)
Derivative(s): Nornie (F)
http://www.whatsinaname.net/female-names/Minnie.html

Or just the smallest/youngest child!
....

For quite a while I’d looked for the birth of a Cecile or similar. She was known as Cis. Finally the penny dropped that she was not only the oldest Sis(ter) but also officially Doris. Easy enough to take the IS at the end of her name and add an S....Sis.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 5 Apr 2019 14:36

Did she have any children?

Their birth registration should show her maiden name.

My aunt Minnie was christened Minnie.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 5 Apr 2019 14:16

Not a problem

Who did she marry?

And approximately when - and where?

OR................... when did she die? And where?



Patricia

Patricia Report 5 Apr 2019 14:05

Unfortunately she married in to the family and there is no one left alive who can shed any light- so I am a bit stuck. Thanks for the thought though!
Pat :-(