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red mail Isabel Geddes married James Gauld 1819
My ancestor Isabella Geddes marriedJames Gauld on September 5, 1819, in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Their known children were in order: Jean, Robert, James, Alexander, John, George. James her husband was the son of Robert Gauld and Isobel Commie, so their first son being Robert makes sense. Having checked possible baptisms of an Isabella geddes did discover a Isobella Geddes Mother Jean Gordon Father Alexr Geddes However this woman seems to get married to a Philip McRae and that town is MILES away so its unlikely. Theres this one but its again 18 miles away so unlikely Isabella Geddes Mother Isabel Noble Father Alexr. Geddes Baptism 4 Feb 1799 Fordyce,Banff,Scotland This pretty much leaves only Isabel Geddes Mother Janet Bawie Father William Geddes Baptism 17 Mar 1788 Huntly,Aberdeen,Sco unfortunately theres another Isabel geddes marrying Spouse Alexr. Stewart Marriage 6 Sep 1810 Cairnie By Huntly,Aberdeen,Scotland It doesnt make sense that Isabel would be the daughter of Janet and William because no known child of theirs- at least on ancestry- is called William, but there is an Alexander and there is a Jean; now Jean could be somewhat naming her child after Jane but why doesnt she name a child after William, the only possible dad? Unless William was either an abusive drunk or died during Isabels infancy and her mother remarried or remained single, it doesnt make sense that Isabella and James would ignore Williams name in their children. Unless the Isabel who married Alexander Stewart and James Gauld in Huntly was the same woman and she chose to name her son with James as Alexander to honour a deceased husband or whatever? Could anyone help with this please? there was an ALEXr. STEWART shoe maker in Huntly who died 22nd December 1814 but his wife was MARGARET and this is inscribed on the gravestone at dunbeddan graveyard So this wasnt the Alexander Stewart who married the Isabella geddes in Huntly. What this means is that my one, who married with James Gauld, could not have been the widow of Alexander Stewart, as the one who died in 1814 was not the one who married an Isabel Geddes. Any help would be greatly appreciated thank you!
red mail Reids of Huntly
Looking for family of James Reid who married Erskine Allerdyce in Rhynie in 1851. His birthplace was given as Huntly approx 1828. Witnesses to his wedding were John Reid of Echt and Jessie Reid of Huntly. Any info appreciated.
red mail CADER DEWAR
Looking for any info re CALDER DEWAR born 6/5/1880 the son od WIlliam Dewar and Ann Miller.He married an Elizabeth Taylor in Huntly
red mail Mitchell Ian
Hi i am reseaching a Ian David Mitchell b.1922 Scotland d.1995. I have an address for him on his marriage cert. of 18 Yule Square Huntly as of 1 May 1943. I have got a copy of the entry on the register of births but am not sure if its the right person, it says mothers name as Christina Young and that he was born at 18 King St Huntly on 8 Apr 1922. But on MC it says father name John Mitchell deceased. On the birth register sayd mother was widow of George Mitchell deceased!?! v confused.....
red mail Coutts/Adam family
I am researching the family of David Coutts (b1858 Huntly) and Barbara Adam (1861 Drumblade). The 1911 census states 17 children born to this couple, 2 having died. In my searching I can only account for 16 children born (which includes illegitimate) and 1 death. I would be grateful for any information on this family.
red mail Mary Ann Coutts, Huntly, Aberdeenshire
I have found two entries for Marriage for Mary Ann Coutts: 1907 FORSYTH JAMES TAYLOR COUTTS MARY ANN HUNTLY /ABERDEEN 202/00 0036 1907 RICHARDSON JAMES TAYLOR COUTTS MARY ANN HUNTLY /ABERDEEN 202/00 0036 Is there any way I can find out whether these two are in fact the same? any comments kindly appreciated
Theodore Duffton Barron Shand
Trying to discover why this member of the Shand family was given such an unusual name - all others have typical names of the 1870's. He was born 18.01.1876 in 9 West Park Street, Huntly to George and Isabella Shand and had 10 siblings to date. He never married Elspet Scott but fathered 2 children with her. He died in 1920 as a result of an industrial accident in a sheet metal factory in Glasgow. If anyone has heard any stories about this Shand family, I'd be very interested.
George Shand Huntly
Researching family of this master baker b1831who was married to Isabella Conn. They had 11 children and my husband descends from one of them Theodore Shand
red mail Robert Craig/Morrison
Robert Craig was born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, 31 July 1879. on the census forms from 1881 - 1911, he is known as Robert Morrison. He was born an illegitimate, but presumably his mother knew the father to be ("unknown") Morrison. If anyone has any more information regarding Robert, I would be very grateful to hear from them.
red mail Anderson family
John Anderson b c 1828 married Elizabeth Smith in 1852 and had John, William, George, Jessie, James, Robert, Elizabeth (Lizzie) and Helen. Helen married Frederick Birch and lived in London. Contact with any descendants would be very welcome.
red mail ISABELLA GORDON BURNETT
1. Isabella Burnett born Huntly, 1831. Army Births and Baptisms 1761 - 1924. --- 2. Isabella Gordon Burnett married Patrick Mulherin 06 Aug 1845 Cannanore, India. Certificate states father is Thomas Burnett 25th Regiment of Foot KOSBEES (Kings Own Scotish Borderers. Looking to confirm that Isabella 1 = Isabella 2 so birth , baptism certificates would be helpful. Were 25th KOSBEES in Huntly in 1831??
EDWARD/HAY in Huntly
Mary EDWARD 1847-1916 & John HAY 1842-1918 married in Huntly in 1865. Marys parents James EDWARD/Anna GAULD m. 1837. James parents Alexander Edward/Ann Merk m. 1806. John HAYs parents John HAY/Jean MILNE m.1840. Looking for ancestors and living relatives. Carole
LAWRENCE,NORRIE, REID,MARTIN of Huntley
Ellen Lawrence 1862-1893 daughter of Charles Lawrence 1837 and Elspeth Norrie 1842-1866; Charles son of Charles Lawrence 1786-1863 and Jane Reid 1797-1867; Charles son of James Lawrence 1742 and Margaret Johnston 1742; JAmes son of William Lawrence 1718 and Janet Taylor 1717. Has anyone else been working on these lines? SHARE?


 
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