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Margaret Millar Bell1

F, #11103, b. 16 August 1837
Last Edited: 31 Mar 2020

Parents:

Father*: Henry Bell3
Mother*: Ann Lees3
  • Birth*: Margaret Millar Bell was born on 16 August 1837 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .4,1
  • She was the daughter of Henry Bell and Ann Lees.3
  • Marriage*: Margaret Millar Bell married Alexander Adamson, son of Alexander Adamson and Agnes Saunders, on Friday, 18 May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1860 marriages in the 1st district of the burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 133; On the Eighteenth day of May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street Dundee marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Cjurch of Scotland; signed Alexr Adamson aged 21 residing 69 King Street Dundee, sawyer bachelor, parents Alexander Adamson stoker Dundee & Agnes Adamson ms Saunders; signed Margt Bell her + mark signed William Smith witness, aged 21 residing 3 Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, power loom weaver spinster; parents Henry Bell seaman Dundee & Ann Bell ms Lees; signed R Logan minister Dundee, signed Willaim Smith M..., William Smith Tailor, witnesses; registered at Dundee on the 21st day of May 1860 signed Wm Fairweather registrar.5,3
  • Married Name: As of 18 May 1860, her married name was Adamson.
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Alexander Adamson died on 7 June 1895 at 45 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1895 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 601; Alexander Adamson wood sawyer married to Margaret Bell; 1895 June Seventh 10h 25m am 45 Cotton Road Dundee, male aged 56 years, parents Alexander Adamson stoker in ship yard (dec) & Agnes Adamson me Saunders (dec), cause laceration of two fingers 1 1/2 months pnuemonia 5 days as cert by D Steele Moon LRCP, signed Alexander Adamson son present, registered 1895 June 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.6

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Henry Bell and Ann Lees in the 1861 census at Lambs Lane, 2 Mills Land, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Margaret Adamson, lodger, 23, sack sewer, Dundee; henry Bell, head, 58, sawyer, Dundee; Ann Bell, wife, 57, Dundee.7
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Alexander Adamson in the 1871 census at 35 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, head, 32, saw miller, Dundee; Margaret Adamson, wife, 32, Dundee. Alexander Adamson, Margaret Adamson, Thomas Bell Adamson and Henry Adamson were also listed in the household.8
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of Alexander Adamson in the 1881 census at 35 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexr Adamson, head, mar, 42, saw miller, Dundee; Mart Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Dundee. Alexander Adamson, Margaret Adamson, Thomas Bell Adamson, Henry Adamson, Elizabeth Lees Adamson, Helen Phillip Adamson, Jane W Adamson and William Adamson were also listed in the household.9,10
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of Alexander Adamson in the 1891 census at 45 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, head, 52, saw miller, Dundee; Margaret Adamson, wife, 52, Dundee. Thomas Bell Adamson, Alexander Adamson, Henry Adamson, Elizabeth Lees Adamson, Helen Phillip Adamson, Jane W Adamson, Charlotte Adamson and Margaret Bell Adamson were also listed in the household.11

Family:

Alexander Adamson b. 2 Jul 1838, d. 7 Jun 1895
  • Marriage*: Margaret Millar Bell married Alexander Adamson, son of Alexander Adamson and Agnes Saunders, on Friday, 18 May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1860 marriages in the 1st district of the burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 133; On the Eighteenth day of May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street Dundee marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Cjurch of Scotland; signed Alexr Adamson aged 21 residing 69 King Street Dundee, sawyer bachelor, parents Alexander Adamson stoker Dundee & Agnes Adamson ms Saunders; signed Margt Bell her + mark signed William Smith witness, aged 21 residing 3 Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, power loom weaver spinster; parents Henry Bell seaman Dundee & Ann Bell ms Lees; signed R Logan minister Dundee, signed Willaim Smith M..., William Smith Tailor, witnesses; registered at Dundee on the 21st day of May 1860 signed Wm Fairweather registrar.5,3

Children:

Ann Adamson b. 1 Jun 1860
Alexander Adamson+ b. 1 Jun 1862
Agnes Adamson b. 7 Apr 1864
Margaret Adamson b. 25 Jan 1866
Thomas Bell Adamson+ b. 6 Feb 1868
Henry Adamson b. 12 Aug 1870
Elizabeth Lees Adamson b. 30 May 1872
Helen Phillip Adamson b. 5 Jun 1874
Jane W Adamson b. c 1877
William Adamson b. Oct 1880
Charlotte Adamson11 b. 1884

Citations

  1. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Search Results from Historical Records Search all collections Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 11564--11950 Scotland, Marriages, 1561--1910 1-6 of 6 results for Father Name: henry bell, Mother Name: ann lee [Nov 2014].
  2. My Heritage MA
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1860 Dundee 282/01 0133 image held [Nov 2014].
  4. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [May 2009].
  5. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112821 [May 2009].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1895 St Andrew 282/04 0601 image held [Nov 2014].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 24; Page: 43; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1861_39. 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. [Oct 2014]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: St Andrew; ED: 22; Page: 21; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1871_52. 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. [Oct 2014]
  9. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203489 GROS ref vol 282-4 enum dist 40 page 28 [May 2009].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 40; Page: 28; Line: 13; Roll: cssct1881_88. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 40; Page: 20; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1891_96. 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. [Oct 2014]