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James Samson1

M, #10884, b. 13 June 1862, d. 14 November 1862
  • Birth*: James Samson was born on 13 June 1862 at Birkenbush Cottage, Oathlaw, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,2
  • He was the son of John Samson and Susan Welsh.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Samson died on 14 November 1862 at 2 Green Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, aged 6 months.3,2
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by John Samson in 1889. Inscription reads Erected by John Samson in loving memory of his wife Susam Welsh died 4th April 1889 aged 55 years, and of their family David died 16th Aug 1870 aged 16 years, Betsy dies 15th Sep 1876 aged 19 years, James died 14th Nov 1869 aged 8 months, Jane died 26th Feb 1869 aged 3 years; also of his mother who died 25th Dec 1855 aged 47 years; The above John Samson died at Dundee 8th Sep 1904 aged 72 years; also Ethel K Samson his grand daughter died at Arbroath 22nd May 1910 aged 16 years, also Helen G Allardice his daughter in law died 6th Juuly 1935 aged 74 years; William W Samson son of John Samson died in Arbroath 7th Dec 1946 aged 84.3
    Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2015


Father*: John Samson1 b. 1832, d. 8 Sep 1904
Mother*: Susan Welsh1 b. c 1834, d. 4 Apr 1889


  1. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [April 2014].
  2. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC Newmonthill Cemetery [4 May 2014].
  4. PCC photograph [May 2014]