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Magdalen Nicol Orkney

F, #6644, b. 15 April 1822, d. 19 October 1884
  • Birth*: Magdalen Nicol Orkney was born on 15 April 1822 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of David Orkney and Elizabeth Lawson.
  • Married Name: As of 5 June 1847, her married name was Dawson.2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Magdalen Nicol Orkney married George Dawson on 5 June 1847 at Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland; 1847; Dawson & Orkney; 1847 June 5th George Dawson in this Parish and Magdalene Nichol Orkney in the Parish of Montrose gave in their names for proclamation of their Banns in order to their being married, and were married acordingly.3,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Magdalen Nicol Orkney died on 19 October 1884 at Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland, at age 62.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected on 18 February 1896 at Dunnottar Churchyard, Dunnottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Dunnottar churchyard : Geo Dawson fish curer Stonehaven d 18.2.1896 72, w Magdalene Nicol Orkney 19.10.1884 62, chn John 16.4.1854 2y9m, Geo 15.7.1855 5y9m, David 14.12.1861 5y, Mary 8.7.1897 29, Wm fish curer Stonehaven, d 8.3.1914 60, Geo 22.11.1927 66, Magdalen 24.5.1931 75.5,4

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Magdalen Nicol Orkney was listed in the 1841 census at High Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Magdalene Orkney, 15; with Mary Shepherd, head, 70, grocer; Elizabeth Shepherd, 30, dressmaker; Margaret Keith, 30; Jane Alexander, 70.6
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Dawson in the 1881 census at Shore Head Ship Tavern, Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland; George Dawson, head, mar, 57, fish curer, Montrose; Magdalen Dawson, wife, mar, 58, Montrose.7
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: David Orkney b. 3 Aug 1793, d. Jan 1845
Mother*: Elizabeth Lawson b. c 1795, d. 16 Jun 1873

Family:

George Dawson b. c 1823, d. 18 Feb 1896
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Magdalen Nicol Orkney married George Dawson on 5 June 1847 at Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland; 1847; Dawson & Orkney; 1847 June 5th George Dawson in this Parish and Magdalene Nichol Orkney in the Parish of Montrose gave in their names for proclamation of their Banns in order to their being married, and were married acordingly.3,2

Children:

Mary Dawson b. 13 Apr 1848, d. 8 Jul 1897
George Dawson b. 4 Oct 1849, d. 15 Jul 1855
John Orkney Dawson b. 3 Aug 1851, d. 16 Apr 1854
William Dawson b. 7 Jun 1853, d. 8 Mar 1914
Magdalene Dawson b. 11 Apr 1855, d. 24 May 1931
David Dawson b. 4 Dec 1856, d. 14 Dec 1861
Elizabeth Rennie Dawson b. 8 Apr 1858
George Dawson b. 3 Jan 1860, d. 22 Nov 1927
Somebody Dawson b. 4 Jan 1863

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Aug 2009].
  2. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR marriages 1847 Dunnottar ref 255/00 0030 0286 [Sept 2011 via CPT].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M112555 [Sept 2009].
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) ANESFHS MI index Dunnottar stone 108 [Sept 2009].
  5. [S24] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Kincardine, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1999) 0 901061 298002 Kincardineshire monumental insription pre 1855, ed Alison Mitchell [Dec 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0231 14 10 1320 [Sept 2009].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203469 GRO ref vol 255 enum 2 page 3 [Sept 2009].