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Mary Kinnear Cattanach

F, #379, b. 22 December 1859, d. 24 April 1943
  • Birth*: Mary Kinnear Cattanach was born on 22 December 1859 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland.
  • She was the daughter of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Mary Kinnear Cattanach witnessed the marriage of John Simpson Wilkie and Charlotte Fyffe Cattanach on Tuesday, 31 December 1878 at Letham, Angus, Scotland; cert held; 1878 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; 1878 on the thirty-first day of December at Letham Dunnichen after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, John Simpson Wilkie railway servanet bachelor, 21, Newmonthill Forfar, Jean Simpson powerloom weaver; Charlotte Fyfee Catanach factory worker spinster, 23, Letham Dunnichen, John Catanach labourer Mary Catanach ms Stirling; David Barrie minister of Dunnichen, wit Alexander Hackney, Mary Kinnear Catanach.
  • (Informant) Death: Mary Kinnear Cattanach registered the death of Charlotte Fyfe on 17 September 1882 at Gate of Lour, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; aged 82 years, cause debility odema of lung.1
  • (Informant) Death: Mary Kinnear Cattanach registered the death of James Cattanach on 3 December 1883 at Guthrie Villa, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland; retired farmer, single, aged 55, cause chirrhosis disease of liver.2,1
  • (Witness) Marriage: Mary Kinnear Cattanach witnessed the marriage of James Beattie Stirling and Jane Stirling Cattanach on Friday, 18 January 1889 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held; 1889 marriages in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; 1889 on the eighteenth day of January at Lethan Dunnichen after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, James B Stirling tailor journeyman bachelor, 23, Letham Dunnichen, David Stirling ship carpenter Helen Stirling ms McLaughlan (dec); Jane S Catanach dressmaker spinster, 21, Letham Dunnichen, John Catanach general labourer Mary Catanach ms Stirling; Hugh Macmaster minister if Dunnichen, wit James Foreman, Mary Catanach.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Kinnear Cattanach died on 24 April 1943 at age 83.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected in August 1914 at Dunnichen Parish Church, Letham, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads In sacred memory of John Cattanach died 25th August 1914 aged 84 years and his wife Mary Stirling died 17 November 1914 aged 80 years. Also their daughters Ellen died 25th January 1879 aged 15 years, their son Charles died at Islay, Alberta, Canada 31st July 1930 aged 76 years, Mary died 24th April 1943 aged 83 years, Johanna died 3rd February 1944 aged 73 years, Charlotte wife of John Wilkie, USA, died 16th April 1923 aged 89 years. And their children who died in infancy. Their daughter Ellen died 17th February 1950 aged 71 years.3
    Dunnichen Churchyard John Cattanach Mary Stirling
    Dunnichen Churchyard John Cattanach Mary Stirling

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling in the 1861 census at 7 Guthrie Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Catanach, daug, 1, Dunnichen; John Catanach, head, 31, quarrymaster, Aberlemno; Mary Catanach, wife, 26, Dunnichen.4
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling in the 1871 census at Guthrie Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Catanach, daug, 11, scholar, Dunnichen; John Catanach, head, 41, ag lab, Aberlemno; Mary Catanach, wife, 36, Dunnichen.5
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Simpson Wilkie and Charlotte Fyffe Cattanach in the 1881 census at 9 Coutties Wynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary K Catanach, boarder, unm, 21, factory linen weaver, Dunnichen; FHL film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 enum dist 13 page 9; John S Wilkie, head, mar, 24, factory oiler, Dundee; Charlotte Wilkie, wife, mar, 26, Dunnichen.
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of John Cattanach and Mary Stirling in the 1891 census at Guthrie Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Cattanach, daug, 31, gen serv domestic, Dunnichen; John Cattanach, head, 61, gen lab, Aberlemno; Mary Cattanach, wife, 57, Dunnichen.6
Last Edited: 28 Sep 2011

Parents:

Father*: John Cattanach b. 18 Feb 1830, d. 29 Aug 1914
Mother*: Mary Stirling b. 9 Aug 1834, d. 12 Nov 1914

Citations

  1. [S40] Gladys Leith [Nov 2009].
  2. [S40] Catherine Kunkel [Mar 2004].
  3. [S43] PCC photos held.
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 2; Page: 21; Line: 6; Roll: CSSCT1861_42; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2011]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 2; Page: 17; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1871_55; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2011]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dunnichen; ED: 2; Page: 12; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1891_98; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2011]