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Helen Brand

F, #1649, b. 27 August 1838, d. 7 March 1916
Last Edited: 7 Apr 2019

Parents:

Father*: John Brand b. 14 Sep 1806, d. 19 Apr 1883
Mother*: Elizabeth Nicolson b. 25 Nov 1804, d. 26 Mar 1871
  • Birth*: Helen Brand was born on 27 August 1838 at St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of John Brand and Elizabeth Nicolson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Brand married Robert Nicol, son of James Nicol and Margaret Melvil, on 7 April 1863 at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ; 1863 marraiges in the district of Old Machar in the burgh of Aberdeen, 1863 April 7th 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland, Robert Nicol seaman (merchant service) bachelor, 28, 45 Windmill Brae Aberdeen, fath James Nicol gardener (dec), moth Margaret Nicol formerly Nicolson ms Melvin, Ellen Brand spinster, 24, 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen, fath John Brand general carter, moth Betsy Brand ms Nicolson, signed Alexander M Bannatyne officiating minister, wit Alexander Brand, John Knox, reg 1863 April 9th at Aberdeen John Leask registrar.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Brand died on 7 March 1916 at Cairnconon, St Vigeans, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 77 1916 deaths in the district of St Vigeans in the county of Forfar; Helen Nicol widow of Robert Nicol sailor (Navy); 1916 March 7th 9h 20m am Cairnconon St Vigeans, f, 77 years, fath John Brand contractor (dec), moth Elizabeth Brand ms Nicolson (dec); sciatica 25 days as cert by Wm Barron MDCM, inf Charles Anderson son-in-law present; reg 1916 March 9th at St Vigeans John Stewart registrar.
  • Name Variation: As of circa 1862, Helen Brand was also known as Ellen Brand from marriage cert and 1871 census.
  • Married Name: As of 7 April 1863, her married name was Nicol.
  • (Witness) Birth: She witnessed the birth of Eliza Margaret Nicol on 21 September 1870 at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ; 1870 births in the district of Old Machar in the burgh of Aberdeen; Eliza Margaret Nicol, 1870 September 21st 11h 50m am, 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen, f, fath Robert Nicol seaman MS, moth Helen Nicol ms Brand, mar 1863 April 7th Aberdeen, inf Ellen Nicol mother, reg 1870 October 3rd at Aberdeen John Leask registrar.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Helen Brand was listed along with John Brand in the 1841 census at Windmill Brae, Bon Accord, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . John Brand, 35, carter, Aberdeenshire; Elizabeth Brand, 35, Aberdeenshire; Helen Brand, 2, Aberdeenshire.2
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Brand and Elizabeth Nicolson in the 1851 census at 44 Windmill Brae, Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . Helen Brand, daug, unm, 12, Aberdeen; John Brand, head, 44, coal carter, Aberdeen; Elizabeth Brand, wife, 46, Aberdeen.
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Brand and Elizabeth Nicolson in the 1861 census at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . Helen Brands, daug, unm, 22, worsted reeler, Aberdeen; John Brands, head, mar, 58, carter, Aberdeen; Elizabeth Brands, wife, mar, 56, Aberdeen; 2 rooms with windows.
Principal2 April 1871Helen Brand appeared in the 1871 census at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . Ellen Nicolson, head, mar, 33, sailor's wife, Aberdeen; 3 rooms with windows.
Principal3 April 1881She appeared in the 1881 census at 35 Crofts Lane, Liff & Benvie, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Helen Nicoll, head, widow, 49, shop keeper, Aberdeen.
Principal5 April 1891She appeared in the 1891 census at 82 Overgate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Helen Nicoll, head, widow, 52, furniture dealer, employer, Aberdeen; 4 rooms with windows.

Family:

Robert Nicol b. 4 Apr 1832, d. 12 Feb 1872
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Robert Nicol, son of James Nicol and Margaret Melvil, on 7 April 1863 at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ; 1863 marraiges in the district of Old Machar in the burgh of Aberdeen, 1863 April 7th 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland, Robert Nicol seaman (merchant service) bachelor, 28, 45 Windmill Brae Aberdeen, fath James Nicol gardener (dec), moth Margaret Nicol formerly Nicolson ms Melvin, Ellen Brand spinster, 24, 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen, fath John Brand general carter, moth Betsy Brand ms Nicolson, signed Alexander M Bannatyne officiating minister, wit Alexander Brand, John Knox, reg 1863 April 9th at Aberdeen John Leask registrar.

Children:

Jessie Brand Nicol b. 23 Sep 1866
Jane Smith Nicol b. 21 Sep 1868
Eliza Margaret Nicol b. 21 Sep 1870, d. 26 Nov 1871

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS C111688 [Feb 2005].
  2. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1841 Old Machar Aberdeen [Jul 2006].