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red mail Youngson/Youngston family
I am looking for information on the Youngston/Youngson family. They would have lived there in the early part of the 1800's. My GGG Grandmother was Mary Youngson and born on April 7, 1816 in Peterhead. The family immigrated to Quebec Canada around 1830-1832. They lated settled in Buffalo, New York. She married my GGG Grandfather, John McPherson, in 1834 and they later moved to Pittsburgh, Pa and then later to Illinois. . There is a Peter Youngson listed on the 1840 census with them and I wonder if this could be her father.
red mail Reid/Bruce
I am looking for any information regarding my great grandparents. They were in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire according to the 1901 Census. They had 3 children, Jane Isabella and James. Jane being my grandmother. She and James immigrated to Canada. Don't know of Isabella (daughter).
red mail Frederick Gall
I am interested in finding out more about my great uncle, Frederick Gall, b 1875 at Parkhill farm, Longside and lived to be a centenarian. He may have lived in Fraserburgh. Did he open an orphanage there? Are there any articles I could refer to? Much appreciated, Noel, from New Zealand.
red mail Sim/Johnston
Looking to find any information on relatives (living or deceased) for George Sim (1839 Pitsligo) who Married Jane Johnston (1845 Peterhead) in Peterhead abt 1864. Jane's mother was Catherine Yule born Peterhead abt 1819.
red mail Matthew/Mathew family in Peterhead
Looking for information on the MATTHEW families who lived at 47, St Peters St, Peterhead in the 1901 census. Names: Charlotte {nee Hill} widow of William Matthew, Lizzie dob 4th Oct 1881, Lottie dob 10th Oct 1882, Maggie dob 5th July 1884, Thomas dob 26th Dec 1889, Catherine {nee Hill} married to Alexander Matthew {ships officer merchant service}, Alexander dob 18th June 1886, William dob 6th Feb 1888, David dob 13th March 1891, Charlotte dob 3rd Sept 1894, Hilda F dob 18th Sept 1897. All the children's births were registered as MATHEW except Hilda who was registered as MATTHEW. In the 1891 census the same families were named MATHEW living at 13, Wallace St, Peterhead. Alexander sen was named as living at 47 St Peters St in his uncle James' will in 1906 in Victoria, Australia. Any information would be apprciated.
red mail Alexander Forbes Birnie
My Grandfather, Alexander Forbes Birnie was born in Peterhead. Not sure of the year but he died in Ireland in 1954. I think his family had something to do with boat building. After university he joined the Merchant Navy and served as a second lieutenant during the First World War. He had a brother who emigrated to Canada (Ontario I think), can't remember his name, he also had at least two sisters. Any information greatly appreciated. When I get the chance I'll check his gravestone for date of birth and add it in. Thanks.
red mail Kensett family of Peterhead.
Any information on this family greatly appreciated.Residence Dingwall Drive.
red mail John Troup m. Esther Forbes 20 Apr 1820
John Troup m. Esther Forbes 20 Apr 1820, they had 4 children, Helen (or Ellen) Margaret m. George Malcolm, 18 May 1851, had a daughter Helen Margaret Malcom b. abt 1852-56, m. James D (Duncan) Disher, 9 Sep 1887 in the District Of Hutchesontown In The County Of Lanark, and had a daughter Margaret Ellen Disher b. 1889 in Peterhead. James Disher's parents were James Duncan Disher and Margaret Maciver Doyle. Interested in related individuals, including Edward(s), Stevenson, Nicol, Watt and Clark from Peterhead and Aberdeen.
red mail James Masson
Andrew Masson born Longside abt 1853. Married Christian Hird at Pererhead abt 1875.His parents James Masson & Barbara Taylor. Does anyone know who were the parents of this James and what siblings did he have? Thanking you. marg.
red mail Slesser of Peterhead
Looking for info. on The Slesser family of Peterhead (or thereabouts). Alexander Slesser and Mary McKay had two (known) sons, George(b-1806,d-1856) and John(b-1816,d-1871). Does anyone have a connection to these people?
Aberdeenshire Alexander Davidson Married Elizabeth Booth
I'm Trying to find details of this couple. They were still living in 1820s, They had a son James Davidson who Married Janet Paterson In Peterhead.
red mail Duncan/Chisholm from Peterhead
I am looking for information on Alexander Duncan who married Susan Chisholm (07/11/1896)in Peterhead. I have information when the then Susan Duncan had died but I dont have information when Alexander Duncan snr. died or the three sons Alexader jnr. James & George
red mail Alexander Skene's descendants
Alexander Skene,a carpenter,& his wife Isobel Milne lived in Windmill Street,Peterhead. Both died in 1849. They had 7 of a family & I am interested in finding their descendants.
red mail George Peter born 1811-1812
Looking for early 1800 info. Margaret Center TO George Peter, married Montquhitter 1842. Her parents were Alexander Center(minister) and Mary Brodie. Alexander Centers mother we believe is Isobel Scott sister to Sir Walter Scott's father. George Peter born around 1811-1812 to ????? Was Stable boy to Alexander Center when he fell in love with Margaret. His side is lost to us and we are desperate to hear from anyone!! Names that may be connected are McNabb and Robertson, and George Peter may have been born in Peterhead (word is that his family was there for hundreds of years????? Known Locations Aberdeenshire, Auchterless, New Deer, Montquhitter(1842), Forgue Ythan Wells(1857) left on ship "City of Washington" from Liverpool and arrived in NY 15 Jun 1870 (Paid for by Margaret's brother John Center who became very rich and famous in San Fransisco. Margaret and George died and are buried in San Fransisco with a new born grandson, and lived well into their nineties. They have MANY descendants which we will share. We are looking for ancestors.
red mail AIKEN; GRAY families
Searching for info on Alexander Aiken b. 1831 Peterhead, seaman. Married Margaret S. Smith (b. 1832 Rosehearty) in 1850. Children Mary b. 2 Nov 1851; Alexander b. 6 Sept 1853; Margaret b. 14 May 1855; Isabella b. 1859; Charlotte b. 1860 d. 1863; Jennina b. 1864; William b. 1870 d. 1870. Margaret Aiken bore a son James Alexander Aiken on 14 Dec 1874 in Peterhead. He was the illegitimate son of James Ganna a seaman of Strichen. Margaret Aiken subsequently married Andrew Latto Gray (b. 1850) in 1876 when James was 2. James Alexander took his stepfathers surname & was known as Gray for rest of his life. Andrew Latto Gray & Margt. Aiken had several children from their union William b. 1879, Andrew b. 1883, Lucy b. 1888; William b. ? Any connections out there?
BUSHY
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT BUSHBY FAMILY. I HAVE A HELEN BUSHBY MARRIED ALEXANDER GEDDES IN 6th October 1853 Peterhead
PETERHEAD KEITH MILNE
Hi am looking for infomation on Keith Milne, he married Jane Watt 13th July 1842.
red mail UPDATED.
update on Jane McKay from New Pisligo who had married William McLeod,now noted that William McLeod died in 1891 and Jane was remarried to Francis Clark Hanton..Jane died in 1957 aged 91. Any info on Francis Hanton much appretiated.
red mail Lost family
Haven't really lost them just can't find where they were born ie,{first name}Robertson {surname}Mathew born circa 1829. His parents were Alexander Matthew and Margaret Robertson I don't know where or when they where married. Robertson married Eliza Robertson 19 Oct 1854 in Peterhead. I know Robertson and his brother Thomas signed their surname with one "T" but the name seems to be spelt with two "T's" by others in the family. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Davidson
I'm trying to find any info regarding my father's family. He was Andrew Strachan Davdison b. 15 April 1915. He was one of 19 children. I think my grandfather's name was William. Other siblings included Joseph, Margaret, Sarah, Peter, David, George, Violet and Lizzie-Ann. Have lost touch and would like any information regarding family.
red mail mcpherson family of peterhead
Looking for any info on the McPherson family who immigrated from Peterhead, Scotland to Pittsburgh, PA. I don't know first names only that they immigrated sometime before 1840 and one of the sons is named Daniel Y. McPherson. Any help would be much appreciated -- thanks.
red mail McKenzie/Ritchie/Allan:Peterhead
Seeking connection between Caleb Mckenzie born Aberdeenshire C1763 and Foster McKenzie married Marjory Ritchie 1820 Peterhead. Relevant family names are Gray, Allan, Cameron, Robertson
red mail SMITH
LOOKING FOR INFO. ON WILLIAM SMITH 1796-1862, BLACKSMITH (MASTER) m. ISABELLA DEUCHARS
fowlie
any info for Alexander Fowlie farm labourer born peterhead aberdeenshire 1817 married Catherine Giles looking for his father
red mail milne andrew d@1891 lived in peterhead
andrew milne is my maternal ggrndfthr. husband of margaret mcwilliam, married dec 22 1871. father of andrew, robert, margaret, bessie and my grnd mater jane elizabeth ( she was brn july 1884). any and all info will be appreciated.
red mail I am trying to find and confirm Center to Scott
I am looking for parents and aunts(?) connection to Sir Walter Scott. Margaret center born 1824 to Alexander Center and Mary Brody (I think). also an Isobel Scott is also written in old notes. Margarets brother John Center went to USA (1830ish) , worked in Wisconsin for ten years, then to San Fransisco in 1849. His gold rush ended up being produce, and made millions. He was also instrumental in saving sections of the mission district with his water wells during the 1906 earthquake.
red mail Peter, surname
I am looking for Peter family. My oldest information is that George built the new school in Aberdeenshire, his wife was a roving singer before marriage and midwife after. Oldest confirmed documentation is the marriage of George (Andrew) Peter to Margaret Center, Montquhitter 1842-6. they had 12-14 children and sailed to the USA(1870) with 5-7 of the children and settled in San Fransisco with Margaret's brother John Center. George's father may have been named Alexander or Andrew. Letters indicate he came from Peterhead. A note in a book (1858) says "McNabb??" and " we are kin to Rob Roy Macgrigor" don't know who wrote them or the truth of it.
red mail John Gibb yob 1823
John Gibb 1823 was the son of John Gibb 1798 who was born in New Deer and he the son of James Gibb 1760 who was a son of Alexander Gibb and Margaret Walker married in 1754 at Old Deer. John Gibb 1823 had a brother James c1839 born Fyvie and my family are descended from him. James (1839) married Margaret Herd and had one son also called James born 1873. Info about his daughters would be appreciated.
red mail Looking for my grandfather
I am the daughter of the late Charles Gall of Stonehaven whose father was Charles Bruce. He would have been born around 1900 to 1910 as my father was born in Peterhead in 1932. His mother was Christina Leys. He was brought up by grandfather John Gall I believe from Lumphanan area. Can you help?
red mail Warden Family in Peterhead
John Warden, excise officer, wife unknown had five offspring. four born in Peterhead namely: Alexander born 1794, John born 1796, Margaret born 1798 and Christian born 1800. the fifth, Robert was born in Turriff abt. 1808. Alexander and John became Doctors and emigrated. Christian married a tailor from Peterhead called Alexander Mann, I have no information re: Margaret. Any information regarding this Warden family would be appreciated.
red mail Gibb
Looking for information on the Gibb Family of Peterhead. John Gibb born 1823 in the Parish of Fyvie died 1910 in Peterhead. Father was John Gibb a mason and mother was Ann Cassnock. John married Ann nee Davidson was born 1820 and died 1893 Peterhead. Ann's father was William Davidson shoemaker and mother was Elspet nee Taylor. Children of John and Ann were Alexander b.1852(m. Elizabeth Strachan), William b.1846, Ann b.1856, Charles b.1858, James b. 1861, Thomas b. 1867, Granddaughter Ann Gibb b.1877, Robert Urquhart Gibb.
Robert Hedley
Looking for any information on Robert Hedley, married to Isabella Cameron. Married around`1872 Lived at one time in Maiden Street, Peterhead.
red mail Sim
My grandmother was born in Peterhead in 1892 Her name was Mary Ann SIM. She had at least two sisters.
red mail Morrison - Knight
Hi: We're doing genealogy on my grandmothers family - Morrison - Knight. William Morrison married Isabella Knight on 6-8-1892 in Peterhead. One of their daughters Jemina (Morrison) Middleton was my grandmother. Jemina married David Donald Middleton in the USA in the early 1920's. If you may have any info on the above family or think you may have a connection, would be glad to hear from you. Thanks to all. Sandi USA
red mail KINGHORN/ Thomson /Angus / Duncan
Looking for any one that has connection's to the Kinghorn Family in Peterhead .Janet Sim /Jessie b:1842 married James Duncan , Christina /Catherine b: 1847 married James Angus , Isabella b:1851 m:George Thomson & Alexander Johnston Kinghorn b:1844 who married Elizabeth Clark
hutchison
my 3+ greatgrandfather came from peterhead and all i know about him was that he was a seaman. he married a jane strachan in 1821. he died before 1841, name was james hutchison. can anybody help?
red mail summers
my grandfather william summers was a fisherman in peterhead untill his death in the 1960,s if you have any information please contact me.
red mail Fyvie
my ancestors, now residing in Aberdeen and Leeds, lived in Peterhead for a few generations in the 19th Century. Anyone with same name and/or knowledge of history of name in area please get in touch.
red mail Wilson-Smith family
Looking for any living relatives of Jack Wilson-Smith (eldest son of George Main Smith and Janet Liddle Wilson) who was a Fish Curer by trade and died in Hornsea in or around 1964. I believe that he may have had a Grandson (John?) living in Peterhead.
red mail WYLIE
Looking for any relations of information to Frank Hay Wylie born in 1919ish possible childrens names frank, jane known to haave had at least 4 children
Cowie-Alexander
Looking for Alexander Cowie married Margaret Ann Cordiner from Peterhead any info would be appreciated
red mail FORBES - brothers
I am looking for info about 3 Forbes brothers, Alexander b.1864 Old Deer, Francis Mitchell b. 1866 Middlethird, and James b.? all came to Australia together.
red mail McLeod,McKay
Any info welcome on William McLeod and Jane McKay married 1887 in Peterhead.Janes parents were William McKay and Ann McKay ms Reach. William McLeods parents were also William (blacksmith) and mother Janet.
red mail Stephen
My great, great grandfather Alexander Stephen was born in 1811 in Peterhead and died on the 25th Sept 1879 at Montsollie, Fraserburgh. From his Death certificate I know that his parents were James Stephen and Margaret Willox(m.s. Taylor). Does anyone have any information on Alexanders parents or brothers and sisters?
peterhead and cruden
searching following famillies mackie mckenzie gray sangster anderson king and stewart of peterhead and cruden
red mail Bennett
My grandfather William Buchan Bennett was born 16th September 1901 Kirk Street Peterhead, I would love to find his family.
Davidson
I am looking for any info on Harriet Davidson born Peterhead/Fraserburgh. She married Robert Massie Saunders in Fraserburgh June 1861, her father was William Davidson born 1782. If anyone has any info on this family I would be glad to hear from you.....hit a brick wall!
red mail Ferguson/webster/valentine
John Webster FERGUSON was born in Smiddyhill, Peterhead, 28/5/1900 to William Valentine FERGUSON and Elizabeth WEBSTER. He married a girl from Londonderry, went to live in Canada and died in Toronto. Any matches ?
red mail Barclay
Am seeking ancestry of Barclay's of Crimond


 
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