1855 deaths—Strathdon

 

 
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deaths 1855
revised 25 July 2005 

240: Strathdon—complete  
(LDS film 103486; parishes 214-249)

1     Stewart, Ann F: 73 years
born Glenmuick; 8 years in Strathdon
parents: Charles Stewart, crofter (deceased) [mother not listed]
married: Charles Stewart, hawker
children
   1. James dec 4 mo in 1820
   2. James dec 6 mo in 1822
   3. John dec 29 years in 1854
   4. William dec 6 weeks in 1824
died: February 4th 9h PM; Howe, Deskryside
cause: bowel complaint 10 weeks & 3 days. No medical attendant.
buried: Strathdon, as certified by James Michie, carpenter
informant: Charles Stewart her husband
1855 February 10th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

2    Forbes, Charles M: 77 years
born Strathdon; 77 years in Strathdon
parents: John Forbes, farmer (deceased) and May [Mary? Margt?] Forbes ms McKenzie (deceased)
married: Helen Shaw, farmer's daughter (deceased)
children
  1. John Forbes 45
  2. Daniel Forbes 43
  3. Jane Forbes 41
  4. Margt. Forbes 39
  5. James Forbes 37
  6. Ann dec age 13 in 1829
  7. Charles Forbes 30
died: February 21st 8h 30m PM; Tulloch
cause: influenza 9 days. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon, as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: John Forbes his oldest son
1855 February 26th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

3    McConnachie, Ann F: 78 years
born Mortlach; 73 years in Strathdon
parents: William McConnachie, farmer and Janet Robertson domestic servant [not listed deceased]
married: Peter Dow
children
  1. John [age not listed]
  2. Harry 56
  3. Peter 52
  4. Thomas dec age 34 1838
  5. Barbara 49
  6. Jane dec age 2w 1808
  7. Alexander dec age 36 1845
  8. William dec age 28 1838
  9. Andrew dec age 26 1838
  10. Ann 40
  11. Penelope 37
died: March 8th 7h AM Clune
cause: influenza, not certified
buried: Strathdon, as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Ann Dow her X mark, daughter; Peter Dow witness; Donald Stewart witness
1855 March 14th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

4    Ross, James M: 85 years
born: Coldstone; 40 years in Strathdon
parents: James Ross, farmer (deceased) [mother not listed]
married: [blank]
died: March 23rd 5h AM Tombreck
cause: gravel 6 days. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon, as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Ann McHardy her X mark, niece; James Grassick Coul, witness; George Beattie Ledmacie, witness
1855 March 28th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

5    Ross, David M: 55 years
born: Montrose; 22 years in Strathdon
parents: John Ross (deceased) and Janet Scott (deceased)
married: Christian Ross ms Stewart
children
  1. John dec 20 days 1835
  2. Jane 20
  3. Janet 18
  4. David 16
  5. Mary 14
  6. Christian 13
  7. James 9
died: March 23rd 10h AM Boghead
cause: asthma 7 weeks. No medical attendant
buried: Corgarff, Strathdon. As certified by John Stewart, carpenter
informant: Christian Ross her X mark (wife) [her mark actually looks like a C with a line through]; George Beattie Ledacie, witness; Peter Stewart Ledmacay, witness
1855 March 29th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

6    Durward, Euphemia F: 78 years (cf Corgarff MI #21)
born: Strathdon
parents: William Stewart, farmer (deceased) and Jane McDonald (deceased)
married: Malcom Durward, farmer
children
  1. Alexander 45
  2. Mary 43
  3. John dec age 35 in 1850
  4. Jane dec age 33 in 1829 [doesn't make sense, but it is what's written]
  5. Charles 32
died: March 25th 11h PM Dykehead
cause: asthma 5 weeks. No medical attendant
buried: Corgarff, Strathdon, as certified by Robert Durward, carpenter
informant: Alexr Durward, son
1855 March 30th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

7    Grassick, William, farm servant M: 22 years
born: Strathdon
parents: William Grassick, merchant (deceased) and Ann Grassick ms McHardy
married: [blank]
died: April 4th 8h PM Tombreck
cause: Febris. Certified Alexander Robb MD (saw deceased April 4th). 3 weeks
buried: Strathdon, as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Ann McHardy her X mark; John Don [Dow?] farmer Drumalen witness; James Grassick farmer Coul, witness
1855 April 9 at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

8    Kellas, John, farmer M: 81 years (Cf Strathdon MI #25)
born: Strathdon
parents: John Kellas, crofter (deceased) and Isobel Kellas ms Watson (deceased)
married: Isobel Kellas ms Forbes (deceased)
children
  1. John dec at 15 in 1855
  2. Mary 33
  3. Alexander 32
  4. James 30
  5. Ann 28
died: April 8th 3h 15m AM Glencarvy
cause: influenza. Not certified.
buried: Strathdon, as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Alexr Kellas, his son
1855 April 13th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar [marginal note: AGA one]

9    Robertson, Duncan M: 19 years
born: Strathdon
parents: John Robertson, farm servant (deceased) and Margaret Robertson ms Grant
married: [blank]
died: April 7th 6h 30m AM Doulrie
cause: consumption 2 years. No medical attendant
buried: Corgarff, Strathdon. Certified Peter McGrigor, carpenter
informant: Margaret Robertson her X mark, mother
1855 April 14th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

10    Cowe, Mary F: 22 years
born: Howmuirs
parents: John Summers, crofter and Mary Summers ms Spence
married: Charles Cowe, farm servant
children
  1. Alexander 2 years
  2. John 23 days
died: 21st April 10h 15m AM Howmuirs
cause: bronchitis & pneumonia. Certified Alexander Robb MD (saw deceased April 20 1855)
buried: Kildrummie as certified by William McIntosh
informant: Charles Cowe, husband
1855 April 25th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

11    Grassick, Jane F: 16 years
born: Wardhead
parents: Archibald Grassick, crofter (deceased) and Anne Grassick ms McHardy
married: [blank]
died: 29th April 8h PM Corrybreck
cause: consumption 12 months. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Helen Grassick her X mark, sister. James Mortimer, tailor, witness; James Dunbar Delnine, witness
1855 May 2nd at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

12    Edward, ---------- F: 1 month
born: Invernettie
parents: Charles Edward, farmer and Jannet Edward ms Simpson
died: April 30th 4h 5m PM Invernettie
cause: cause unknown. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: William Forbes, inmate
1855 May 5th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

13    Walker, John, soldier M: 46 years
born: Huntly; 3 years in Strathdon
parents: James Walker late soldier 25th foot and Margaret Walker ms [blank] (deceased)
married: Maria Walker ms McRobie
children
  1. Isobel 4 years
died: May 10th 4h 20m PM at Parks of Ardler, Strathdon
cause: pneumonia 4 days. Certified Alexander Robb MD (saw deceased May 9th 1855)
buried: Towie. Certified George Coutts kirk officer
informant: Maria Walker his widow
1855 May 15th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

14    Coutts, Isobel F: 11 days
born: Bridge End, Corgarff, Strathdon
parents: Alexander Coutts farmer & innkeeper and Jane Coutts ms Coutts
died: May 16th 7h PM Bridge End, Corgarff, Strathdon
cause: yellow gum 11 days. No medical attendant.
buried: Corgarff, Strathdon. Certified by Alexr Coutts the father
informant: Alexander Coutts, father
1855 May 19th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

15    McRobert, John, farmer M: 73 years (Cf Strathdon MI #74)
born: Haugh, Strathdon
parents: James McRobert, farmer (deceased) and Jane McRobert ms Alanach (deceased)
married: Isobel McRobert ms Kellas (deceased)
children
  1. Margaret dec age 3 in 1823
  2. Ann, dec age 28 in 1850
  3. Isobel, 30
  4. John 28
  5. James, 26
  6. Mary, 22
died: June 7th 12h 15m PM Tomachon, Strathdon
cause: apoplexy. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: James McRobert, son
1855 June 11th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

16    Couper, William M: 68 years
born: Boathouse, Strathdon, 68 years
parents: Frances Couper, merchant (deceased) and Isobel Couper ms Gow (deceased)
married: Janet Couper ms McHardy (deceased)
children
  1. Ann 31
  2. Charles 29
  3. John dec age [blank]
  4. Francis 25
  5. Jane dec age 21 1853
died: July 3rd 7h 30m PM Tombreck, Strathdon
cause: asthma 15 years. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Frances Couper, son
1855 July 5th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

17    Ross, John, farmer M: 39 years
born: Mickle Tolley, Strathdon 39 years
parents: John Ross farmer (deceased) and Betsy Ross ms Stewart (deceased)
married: [blank]
died: September 27th 7h 0m AM Mickle Tolly, Strathdon
cause: phthisis pulmonalis about 3 years. Certified Alexander Robb MD (saw deceased 18th Sept)
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: Jannet Ross, sister
1855 October 3rd at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

18    Anderson, Alexander M: 57 years
born: Tornagavon, Strathdon 57 years
parents: James Anderson, farmer (deceased) and Ann Anderson ms Grant (deceased)
married: [blank]
died: October 24th 8h AM Blairnamuick, Strathdon
cause: [blank]. No medical attendant
buried: Strathdon as certified by Alexander Smith, gravedigger
informant: William Stuart, informant
1855 October 30th at Strathdon. A.G. Anderson, registrar

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