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George Taggart

M, #4606, b. circa 1861, d. 5 December 1898
Last Edited: 13 Apr 2017


  • Birth*: George Taggart was born circa 1861.
  • He was the son of John Taggart and Margaret Gardiner.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: George Taggart married Elisabeth Key, daughter of Somebody Somebody and Sarah Key, on 18 November 1891 at Gibsons Cottages, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1891 marriages in the parish of Monifieth in the county of Forfar; ref 49; 1891 on the eighteeth day of November at Gibsons Cottages Monifieth after publication according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; George Taggart shoemaker bachelor, 30, 37 North Street Forfar, John Taggart shoemaker (dec) Margaret Taggart ms Gardiner (dec); Lizzie Key domestic servant spinster, 26, Gibsons Cottages Monifieth, mother Sarah Key domestic servant afterwards married to David McDonald gardiner (domestic); Crawford Smith minister of South FC Monifieth, Alex La..., Sarah McDonald, witnesses; reg 1891 November 20 at Broughty Ferry Robert Morrison registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: George Taggart died on 5 December 1898 at Williamsburgh, Clunie, Perthshire, Scotland, , 1898 deaths in the parish of Clunie in the county of Perth, ref 6; George Taggart shoemaker married to Elizabeth Key, 1898 December fifth 9h 45m pm Williamsburgh Clunie, male 35 years, parents John Taggart shoemaker (dec) and Margaret Taggart ms Gardener (dec); peritonitis cert by J Lansborough MBCM Blairgowrie; informant John Christie Forsythe old friend of the family 9 Ellen Street Dundee; registered 1898 Decmber 7th at Clunie Jno Young registrar.1

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household5 April 1891He was listed as a member of the household of James Robb in the 1891 census at Threelaws Ardorie, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland, . George Taggart, visitor, 30, shoemaker, Brechin; James Robb, head, 39, farmer, Aberlemno, wife Margaret, 37 and 2 teenage sons.3


  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1898 Clunie Perthsire ref 339/00 0006 [Nov 2011].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage 1876 Monifieth image held; 310/00 0049 [Aug 2007].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Brechin; ED: 18; Page: 4; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1891_84; Year: 1891. 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. [Nov 2011]