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Jean Watson

F, #2458, b. 11 January 1840, d. 9 October 1871
Last Edited: 24 Aug 2011

Parents:

Father*: John Watson b. c 1815
Mother*: Janet Buchanan b. c 1815
  • Birth*: Jean Watson was born on 11 January 1840 at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; LDS Nov 2005.
  • She was the daughter of John Watson and Janet Buchanan.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jean Watson married Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet, son of William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver and Marion McKenzie, on 25 November 1864 at 4 Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1864 marriages in the district of Kilmarnock in the county of Ayr, ref 162; 1864 on the 25th day of November at 4 Glencairn St Kilmarnock after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed Robert Fisher ship carpenter bachelor, aged 24, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents William Fisher labourer and Elizabeth Fisher ms Henry; signed Jean Watson dressmaker spinster, aged 23, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents John Watson labourer and Jane Watson ms Buchanan; signed Thomas Martin minister of St Andrews Church Kilmarnock, wit William Fisher, Jessie Watson; reg 1864 November 28th at Kilmarnock Jas McDonald assistant registrar initialled JSG (Jas S Gregory.)1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jean Watson died on 9 October 1871 at 26 Hamilton Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, , at age 31 1871 deaths in the district of Govan Church in the county of Lanark, ref 560; Jane Fisher married to Robert McKenzie Fisher shipwright, 1871 October 9th 8h 45m am at 26 Hamilton Street Govan; female aged 30 years, parents John Watson labourer and Janet Watson ms Buchanan; phthisis some time as cert by W M Gilmour MD, signed Robert McK Fisher widower present, reg 1871 October 10th at Govan Thomas Steel registrar.2
  • Married Name: As of 25 November 1864, her married name was Fisher.
  • (Spouse) Death: Their spouse Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet died on 24 July 1910 at Flowerbank, 21 Castlehill Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1910 deaths in the district of Ayr in the burgh of Ayr, ref 315; Robert McKenzie Fisher shipwright married to 1st Jane Watson 2nd Janet Watson Cullen, 1910 July 24th 10h 40m am Flowerbank 21 Castlehill Road Ayr, male aged 70 years, parents William Fisher engine worker (dec) and Marion Fisher ms McKenzie (dec), cirrhosis of liver ...eites as cert by R Morton MD, inf William Cullen Fisher son present, reg 1910 July 25th at Ayr D Macdonald assistant registrar initialled WA (Wm Aitken registrar.)3

Census & Directory Entries

Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet in the 1871 census at 26 Hamilton Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, . Robert McKenzie Fisher, head, mar, 31, ship joiner, Ayrshire Prestwick; Jane Fisher, wife, mar, 30, Ayrshire Kilmarnock; James Carson, visitor, 12, store keeper, Ayrshire Prestwick. William Pollock Fisher were also listed in the household.4

Family:

Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet b. 13 Feb 1840, d. 24 Jul 1910
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jean Watson married Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet, son of William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver and Marion McKenzie, on 25 November 1864 at 4 Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1864 marriages in the district of Kilmarnock in the county of Ayr, ref 162; 1864 on the 25th day of November at 4 Glencairn St Kilmarnock after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed Robert Fisher ship carpenter bachelor, aged 24, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents William Fisher labourer and Elizabeth Fisher ms Henry; signed Jean Watson dressmaker spinster, aged 23, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents John Watson labourer and Jane Watson ms Buchanan; signed Thomas Martin minister of St Andrews Church Kilmarnock, wit William Fisher, Jessie Watson; reg 1864 November 28th at Kilmarnock Jas McDonald assistant registrar initialled JSG (Jas S Gregory.)1

Children:

William Fisher b. 15 Jul 1865, d. 17 Jul 1865
William Pollock Fisher b. 4 Dec 1866, d. Apr 1875
John Watson Fisher b. 27 Sep 1871

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Kilmarnock ref 162 image held [Nov 2005].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1871 ref 560 image held [Nov 2005].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1910 ref 315 image held [Nov 2005].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census Govan 1871 [Nov 2005].