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John Davidson

M, #2483, b. circa 1838
  • Birth*: John Davidson was born circa 1838 at Newburgh, Fife, Scotland; 1881 census.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Margaret Walker Pitkethly, daughter of John Pitkethly and Helen McNaughton, on 31 December 1863 at Newburgh, Fife, Scotland; IGI Jan 2006.
  • (Witness) Death: John Davidson witnessed the death of Margaret Walker Pitkethly on 22 October 1881 at West Port, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland; Margaret Davidson, married to John Davidson, linen bleacher; Died - 22 October 1881, WestPort, Newburgh; Age - 45; Father - John Pitkethly, mason, decd; Mother - Helen Pitkethly MS McNaughton, decd; Cause - confined to bed for years; Informant - husband; from Irene Pollands Hall Jan 2006; Death reg. #38/1881/Newburgh; (Irene notes - I have to question the age on this one. It could have been wrong on the registration but it could also be that I copied it wrong. Or I couldn't read my own writing when I typed it up! - But when applied to the correct Maragret, the age is correct [PC Aug 2010].)

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Walker Pitkethly in the 1881 census at High Street, South Side, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. John Davidson, head, mar, 42, linen weaver & fisher, Newburgh; Margaret Davidson, wife, mar, 45, Newburgh; James Hood, lodger, unm, 22, mason, Newburgh; also in the household were John Davidson and Helen Davidson.
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015


Margaret Walker Pitkethly b. 5 Sep 1836, d. 22 Oct 1881


John Davidson b. 31 Oct 1864
John Davidson b. 16 Apr 1866
Helen Davidson b. 29 Jun 1869