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Margaret Anderson Kinnear

F, #33, b. 20 January 1854, d. 31 May 1926
Margaret Anderson (Kinnear) Adamson
c1923
  • Birthday Book*: Margaret Anderson Kinnear complied a Birthday Book.1
  • Birth*: She was born on 20 January 1854 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; from baptism.2
  • She was the daughter of William Kinnear and Janet Stirling.
  • Baptism: Margaret Anderson Kinnear was baptised on 10 February 1854 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1854 10th February 1854, William Kinnear weaver Letham, and Janet Stirling his wife had a female child baptized named Margaret Anderson born on 20th January 1854.2
  • (Informant) Birth: She registered the birth of David Kinnear Adamson on 23 February 1877 at 10 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1877 births in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; note Legitimation 18/121; ref 109; David Adamson illegitimate; 1877 February Twenty-third 3h 0m am 10 New Road Forfar; m; parents David Adamson tailor journeyman & Margaret Kinnear powerloom weaver; signed Margaret Kinnear mother signed David Adamson father 31 South Road Forfar; regsitered 1877 March 12th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.3
  • Married Name: As of 1 June 1877, her married name was Adamson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Anderson Kinnear married David Adamson, son of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet, on 1 June 1877 at 10 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1877 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 37; 1877 on the First day of June at 10 New Road Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Congregational Church; signed David Adamson tailor journeyman bachelor aged 24 residing 31 South Street Forfar parents James Adamson handloom linen weaver & Agnes Adamson ms Burnett; signed Margaret Kinnear power loom weaver spinster aged 23 residing 10 New Road Forfar parents William Kinnear flesher journeyman (dec) & Janet Kinnear ms Stirling; signed D P McCorkindale Congregational minister Forfar signed Alexander Adamson, Jane Thom witnesses; registered 1877 June Fourth at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.4
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse David Adamson died on 27 December 1880 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 304; David Adamson tailor & Clothier married to Margaret Kinnear; 1880 December Twenty-seventh 0h 30m am at 28 South Street Forfar (father's residence), ur 17 New Road, Forfar; male aged 28 years; parents James Adamson linen weaver & Agnes Adamson ms Burnet; cause phthisis (tuberculosis) 1 year 6 months as certified by C Hunter, surgeon; signed James Adamson father occupier present; registered 1880 December 28th at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar. Buried in Forfar Newmonthill Cemetery. Mentioned on headstone there.5
  • (Informant) Death: Margaret Anderson Kinnear registered the death of Janet Stirling on 13 February 1884 at 17 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1884 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 33; Janet Kinnear widow of William Kinnear weaver; 1884 February thirteenth 8h 15m am 17 New Road Forfar, female 72 years; parents David Stirling linen weaver (dec) and Jane Stirling ms Samson (dec); cause diabetes, years, as certified by Jno Cable LRCP; informant Margaret Adamson daugter present 17 New Road Forfar; reg 1884 February 14th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.6
  • Married Name: As of 1 January 1894, her married name was Gibb.
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Anderson Kinnear married David Gibb, son of Walter Gibb and Jane Thompson, on 1 January 1894 at Cliftonbank, Dalkeith Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 1st January Cliftonbank Dalkieth Road Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Independant Church, David Gibb mason foreman bachelor, 41, Torrie Toll St Vigeans, fath Walter Gibb builder master, moth Jane Gibb ms Thompson, Maggie Adamson widow, 39, 11 Baffin Street Dundee, fath William Kinnear flesher master (dec) moth Janet Kinnear ms Stirling (dec), signed David Barron Princes St Congregational Church Dundee, wit Alex S Kinnear, Jane Ann Wishart; reg 1894 January 4th Dundee Tho Meek assistant registrar.7
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse David Gibb died on 2 April 1897 at 11 Baffin Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; David Gibb mason (jour) married to Margaret Kinnear Adamson, 1897 April 2nd 8h 13m pm 11 Baffin Street Dundee, m, 45 years, fath Walter Gibb stone dyker master, moth Jane Gibb ms Thompson, catarrhal pneumonia 5 months as cert by M F Anderson MBCM, inf Alex S Kinnear brother-in-law 5 Morgan Street Dundee, reg 1897 April 3rd Dundee Jas Murray registrar.8
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Anderson Kinnear died on 31 May 1926 at 12 Baxter Park Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 72 Margaret Gibb widow of 1) David Adamson Tailor 2) David Gibb mason 1926 May 31st 5h 40m am 12 Baxter Park Terrace Dundee, f, 72 years, fath James Kinnear flesher master (dec) moth Margaret Kinnear ms Stirling (dec), diabetes (senile) coma as cert by Charles Kerr MB & CM, inf David Adamson son present 319 Clepington Road Dundee, reg 1926 May 31st Dundee H T Templeton.9
  • Burial*: She was buried on 2 June 1926 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; page 539, ref 17943, Margaret Kinnear or Adamson, burial 1926 June 2, compartment A, square 211, grave 1, depth 5, age 72.10
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by Janet Gardiner Neave in 1877 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Mitchell pre-1855 MI Forfar Cemetery ref 73; David Adamson 24.4.1872 75, w Jant Gardener Neave 1.6.1880 72, chn David 1.6.1835 5, Jean 20.6.1835 3, s Jas (chn Eliz 13.4.1859 4, Annie 28.5.1870 3, David 27.12.1880 28); Whole text from the stone reads: 1877 erected by Janet Gardener Neave in memory of her husband David Adamson who died 24th April 1872 aged 75 years, and of their children David died 1st June 1835 aged 5 years, Jean died 20th June 1835 aged 3 years, the said Janet Gardiner Neave died 1st June 1880 aged 72 years, her son James's children Elizabeth died 13th April 1859 aged 4 years, Annie died 28th May 1870 aged 3 years, David died 27th December 1880 aged 28 years, and his grand-children Jessie Adamson died 12th January 1881 aged 5 months; and on the back of the stone; Agnes Jessie died 12th January 1882 aged 8 weeks, his daughter Jessie died 5th May 1888 aged 26 years, his son Alexander died 2nd June 1889 aged 28 years, Agnes Burnet his wife died 24th June 1889 aged 61 years, the said James Adamson died 31st December 1894 aged 65 years, Margaret Kinnear wife of David Adamson died 31st May 1928 aged 72 years, Agnes Adamson wife of James Whyte died 8th February 1935 aged 66 years, James Whyte husband of Agnes Adamson died 22nd December 1896 aged 66 years.11,12
    1877 Headstone Forfar Newmontill Cemetery - David Adamson & Janet Gardiner Neave

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Janet Stirling in the 1861 census at Heyman Street, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Kinnear, daughter, 7, scholar, born Dunnichen; Janet Kinnear, head, widow, 49, weaver's widow, born Dunnichen.13
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed in the 1871 census at 1 St James Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Kinnear, daug, unm, 17, factory waever, Letham; Janet Kinnear, head, wid, 58, Letham.14
Head of Household3 April 1881She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 17 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Adamson, head, w, 27, linen weaver, Letham Forfar; same address as mother Janet (Stirling) Kinnear; also in the household was David Kinnear Adamson and James Kinnear Adamson.15,16
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Saddler Kinnear in the 1891 census at 30 Victoria Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Adamson, sister, wid, 37, powerloom weaver, employed, Forfar Dunnichen; Alex Kinnear, head, wid, 41, factory overseer, employed, Forfarshire Dunnichen, 3 rooms with windows.17
Head of Household31 March 1901She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 71 Watson Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Gibb, head, wid, 47, Forfarshire Letham, 2 rooms with windows; also in the household was David Kinnear Adamson, James Kinnear Adamson and Jean Kinnear.18
Head of Household31 March 1911She was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 141 Clepington Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Adamson, head, 57, wid, b Letham; 2 rooms with windows, 2 people in household; also in the household was Jean Kinnear.19
Last Edited: 22 May 2018

Parents:

Father*: William Kinnear b. 26 May 1805, d. 6 Nov 1859
Mother*: Janet Stirling b. 17 Aug 1811, d. 13 Feb 1884

Family:

David Adamson b. 25 Dec 1852, d. 27 Dec 1880
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Anderson Kinnear married David Adamson, son of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet, on 1 June 1877 at 10 New Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1877 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 37; 1877 on the First day of June at 10 New Road Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Congregational Church; signed David Adamson tailor journeyman bachelor aged 24 residing 31 South Street Forfar parents James Adamson handloom linen weaver & Agnes Adamson ms Burnett; signed Margaret Kinnear power loom weaver spinster aged 23 residing 10 New Road Forfar parents William Kinnear flesher journeyman (dec) & Janet Kinnear ms Stirling; signed D P McCorkindale Congregational minister Forfar signed Alexander Adamson, Jane Thom witnesses; registered 1877 June Fourth at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.4

Children:

David Kinnear Adamson+ b. 23 Feb 1877, d. 6 Feb 1948
James Kinnear Adamson+ b. 1 Jun 1878, d. 27 Jun 1956
Jessie Stirling Adamson b. 8 Aug 1880, d. 12 Jan 1881

Citations

  1. [S6] Birthday Book seen and transcribed by PC in about 1988 - now thought to be in the hands of DDB[ID86]'s children [May 2011].
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR births 1854 Dunnichen 283/ 0020 0108; image held [Oct 2007].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1877 Forfar image held [Aug 2004].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1877 Forfar ref 37 [Aug 2004].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1880 Forfar ref 304 image held [Aug 2004].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths Forfar [Aug 2004].
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1894 Dundee St Andrew ref 26 image held [May 2005].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1897 Dundee St Andrew ref 346 image held [May 2005].
  9. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths, image held [Aug 2004].
  10. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) Burial Record 1926 Forfar Newmonthill [Mar 2015].
  11. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC.
  12. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Forfar Cemetery pg 132 ref 73 [Apr 2015].
  13. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census Category Census, land & surveys Subcategory Census URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1861%2f0022644618 [Mar 2015].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census Forfar [May 2005].
  15. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL Film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 enumdist 7 page 14.
  16. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Cenus 1881 Forfar St James 288/00 007/00 014 image held [Sep 2014].
  17. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS ref 1891 Dundee Wallacetown 282/04 020/04 043 image held [Oct 2007].
  18. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1901 Dundee 282/04 009/07 048 [Aug 2007].
  19. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 307/00 002/00 016 [Apr 2011].