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Ann Stewart Fairweather

F, #1425, b. 9 April 1866, d. 13 March 1937
Last Edited: 11 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: Charles Fairweather b. c 1832, d. 16 Nov 1869
Mother*: Jessie Wishart b. c 1837, d. a 14 Jun 1900
  • Birth*: Ann Stewart Fairweather was born on 9 April 1866.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Fairweather and Jessie Wishart.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Stewart Fairweather married William Laird Nicolson, son of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith and Janet Worrel, on 24 July 1891 at Trinity Church Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Iron Moulder / Powerloom Weaver.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ann Stewart Fairweather died on 13 March 1937 at Collingdale, Pennsylvania, United States, , at age 70.1
  • Burial*: She was buried after 13 March 1937 at Mt. Zion cemetery / Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, ; MRS. ANNIE NICHOLSON Mrs. Annie Nicholson (nee Fairweather), 69, of 88 Chester pike. Collingdale, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness. Her husband, William Nicholson, is employed in the Collingdale schools.
    Mrs. Nicholson was a resident of Collingdale for 30 years and was formerly a member of the Stone Ladies' Auxiliary. She was a member of the Darby Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. with Reverend John Neilson, of Collingdale, and Reverend Elisha Salford, of Darby, officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Zion cemetery.
    Surviving Mrs. Nicholson are three daughters, Mrs. Edith Cox and Mrs. Margaret Howard, of Collingdale, and Mrs. Hazel Ziert, of Darby, a son Charles, of Collingdale, a sister Mrs. Jesse Ritchie, of Philadelphia and a half-brother, Walter Baxter of Boston.1
  • Married Name: As of 24 July 1891, her married name was Nicolson.
  • Emigration*: Ann Stewart Fairweather emigrated with Ann Stewart Fairweather on Anchoria Ship Anchor on 8 June 1893 at Glasgow, Scotland, ; Mrs A Nicolson, depart 8 June 1893 from Glasgow, destination New York USA, age 25; Jessie infant; ship Anchoria.2
  • Immigration*: Ann Stewart Fairweather immigrated on 19 June 1893 to New York, USA, . Ellis Island ship manifest for Anchoria arrival date Jun 19 1893, Nicholson, Annie, f, 25y, m, Scotland; Nicholson, Jessie, f,11m, s, Scotland; going to Philadelphia with 3 pieces of baggage.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Laird Nicolson died on 17 May 1943 at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, ; William L Nicholson, died Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, Delaware; usual residence 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, Delaware, Penna; SS number 176-2D-3861; sex M, colur W, widower, DoB April 2 1869; aged 74yrs, 1 month, 15 days; birthplace Scotland; occupation Iron Moulder; informant Harry Howard, 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale; burial on 5-21-43 at Mt Zion Cemetery; funeral director Charles [?] Dunny [?] 20 Mair Street Darby PA registered 5-21-43 H J Leech; medical certificate date May 17 1943 7:00 pm; Hemorrhage following gunshot wound of head, suicidal; date May 17th 1943; signed Chas Dunny deputy coroner, Darby PA signed 5-18-43.3

Census & Directory Entries

Principal3 April 1881Ann Stewart Fairweather appeared in the 1881 census at 79 Princes Street, Dundee, Scotland, . Daug, 17(?), factory worker, Dundee.
Principal5 April 1891She appeared in the 1891 census at 8 Charles Street, Dundee, Scotland, . Daug, 24, Jute Weaver, Dundee.
Principal14 June 1900She and William Laird Nicolson appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at 320 Manson Place, Plainfield City, Union, New Jersey, USA, , image held; Twelfth census of the United States; State - New Jersey; County - Union; Supervisor's district no - 4th; Enum Dist - 129; Sheet - 30;Township or other division -blank; Name of Institution - blank; name of incorporated city, town, or village, within the above named division - Plainfield City; Ward of city - 4 part of; Enumnerated by me on the 14th day of June 1900, John Neagle, Enumerator. Manson Place, no 320, Nicholson, William, head, white, male, born April 1869, 31 on last birthday, married for 9 years; born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1891, 8 years in the US, naturalisation Pa (?); occupation iron moulder, 0 months not employed; attended school - blank, can read, can write, can speak English; property rented, is a home; Nicholson, Annie, wife, white, female, born April 1870, 30 last birthday, married 9 years, mother of three children, three children living, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; immigrated to US in 1892, 7 years in US; can read, can write, can speak English.
Principal28 April 1910Ann Stewart Fairweather and William Laird Nicolson appeared on the census of 28 April 1910 at Plainfield, Union, New Jersey, USA, , Unreadable street name, no 220, Nicholson, William, head, male, white, 39 on last birthday, married for 17 years; born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; able to speak English; occupation moulder, iron factory, worker... no... 0; able to read, able to write, property rented, is a home; Nicholson, Annie, wife, female, white, 38 last birthday, married 17 years, mother of 4 children, 4 children living, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland; able to speak English; can read, can write; McDonald, David, boarder, male, white, 28, single, himself & parents all born Scotland; immigrated 1908, alien, able to speak English; occupation machinist, tool works, worker, not unemployed, 0 months unemployed; able to read, able to write; Gorden, David, boarder, male, white, 28, single, himself & parents all born Scotland; immigrated 1908, alien, able to speak English; occupation machinist, tool works, worker, not unemployed, 0 months unemployed; able to read, able to write.4
Principal19 January 1920Ann Stewart Fairweather and William Laird Nicolson appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA, , image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 - Population; State Pennsylvania, County Delaware, township or other division of county Eastern District, name of incorporated place Collingdale Borough, supervisor's district no 2, enumeration district 154, sheet 16B, enumerated by me on the 19 day of January 1920 W Clayton Hartman enumerator; Nicholson, William L, head, home owned, mortgaged, male, white, 50 married, immigrated 1893, naturalised 1900, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English, ships fitter, shipyard, worker; Nicholson, Annie S, wife, female, white, 50 married, immigrated 1893, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English.
Witness10 April 1930Ann Stewart Fairweather appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 in the household of Harry Howard and Margaret L Nicholson at 465 Nutts Avenue, Borough & 6th Precinct Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, ; image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fifthteenth Census of the United States: 1930 - Population Schedule; State Pennsylvania, County Chester, township or other division of county E 6th Precinct, name of incorporated place Borough of Phoenixville, enumeration district 15-66, supervisor's district no 27th, sheet 4B, enumerated by me on April 10th 1930 Roy Weir enumerator 2051; Howard, Harry, head, rented property, $30 per month, no radio set, does not live on a farm, male, white, 41, married at 31, able to read and write, born Maryland, father born England, mother born England, mother tongue English, able to speak English, Engineer, rubber works, worker, at work yesterday, Veteran of US Military or Naval Services - yes, what war - WW; Howard, Margaret L, wife H, female, white, 29, married at 19, able to read and write, born New Jersey, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English.

Family:

William Laird Nicolson b. 2 Apr 1869, d. 17 May 1943

Children:

Jessie Wishart Nicolson b. 5 May 1892
Charles Nicholson b. Sep 1893
Edith Nicholson b. May 1897, d. 13 Jan 1953
Margaret L Nicholson+ b. May 1900, d. 27 Feb 1958
Hazel Nicholson b. c 1903

Citations

  1. [S67] Website findagrave.com (http://www.findagrave.com) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81888713/annie-nicholson
  2. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) findmypast passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960 [Feb 2008].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Newspapers.com via Ancestry.
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) image held; Thirteenth census of the United States 1910-population; State - New Jersey; County - Union; Supervisor's district no - 5; Enum Dist - 100; Sheet - 17B;Township or other division -blank; Name of Institution - blank; name of incorporated place - part of City of Plainfield; Ward of city - 4 part; Enumnerated by me on the 28th day of April 19100, John E Watson, Enumerator.
    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Plainfield Ward 4, Union, New Jersey; Roll: T624_910; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0100; Image: 1126; FHL Number: 1374923. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. [Oct 2009]