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Susan Welsh1

F, #10860, b. circa 1834, d. 4 April 1889
  • Birth*: Susan Welsh was born circa 1834 at Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of David Welsh and Mary Milne.1
  • Married Name: As of 28 May 1853, her married name was Samson.2
  • Marriage*: Susan Welsh married John Samson, son of David Samson and Mary Callender, on Saturday, 28 May 1853 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Susan Welsh died on 4 April 1889 at 26 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, aged 55, cause suicide.3,4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by John Samson in 1889. Inscription reads Erected by John Samson in loving memory of his wife Susam Welsh died 4th April 1889 aged 55 years, and of their family David died 16th Aug 1870 aged 16 years, Betsy dies 15th Sep 1876 aged 19 years, James died 14th Nov 1869 aged 8 months, Jane died 26th Feb 1869 aged 3 years; also of his mother who died 25th Dec 1855 aged 47 years; The above John Samson died at Dundee 8th Sep 1904 aged 72 years; also Ethel K Samson his grand daughter died at Arbroath 22nd May 1910 aged 16 years, also Helen G Allardice his daughter in law died 6th Juuly 1935 aged 74 years; William W Samson son of John Samson died in Arbroath 7th Dec 1946 aged 84.3
    Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Susan Welsh was listed along with David Welsh in the 1841 census at Spout Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Welsh, carrier, 40, Angus; Margaret Welsh, 39, Angus; Susan Welsh, 6, Angus.1
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of David Welsh and Mary Milne in the 1851 census at Spout Street, West side, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Sussan Welsh, dau, 16, Forfar; David Welsh, head, 53, vintner, Forfar; Mary Welsh, wife, 50, Dundee.6
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of John Samson in the 1861 census at 27 Canmore Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Samson, head, 28, tanner, Forfar; Susan Samson, wife, linen weaver, Forfar. David Samson, Betsy Hutchison Samson and Euphemia Welsh were also listed in the household.7
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of John Samson in the 1871 census at 123 Castle Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Samson, head, 38, labourer, Forfar, Susan Samson, wife, 37, Forfar. Betsy Hutchison Samson and William Welsh Samson were also listed in the household.8
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2015

Parents:

Father*: David Welsh1 b. 5 May 1797, d. 15 Aug 1854
Mother*: Mary Milne1 b. 20 Dec 1799, d. 29 Nov 1872

Family:

John Samson b. 1832, d. 8 Sep 1904

Children:

David Samson7 b. a 16 Aug 1853, d. 16 Aug 1870
Betsy Hutchison Samson9 b. 13 Jan 1857, d. 15 Sep 1876
William Welsh Samson+9 b. 13 Jun 1862, d. 7 Dec 1946
James Samson9 b. 13 Jun 1862, d. 14 Nov 1862
Jean Welsh Samson9 b. 15 Jul 1865, d. 26 Feb 1869

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 12; Page: 12; Line: 890; Year: 1841. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office
    for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [March 2014]
  2. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTV2-448 : accessed 21 Apr 2014),
    John Samson and Susan Welsh, 28 May 1853; citing Forfar,Angus,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 993432. [April 2014]
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC Newmonthill Cemetery [4 May 2014].
  4. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  5. PCC photograph [May 2014]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 17; Page: 5; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1851_64; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [March 2014]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 17; Page: 22; Line: 26; Roll: CSSCT1861_42. 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. [April 2014]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 15; Page: 6; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1871_55. 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. [April 2014]
  9. [S56] Unknown compiler, [April 2014].