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Helen Cunnison1

F, #14826, b. 3 December 1838, d. 24 September 1908
  • Name Variation: Helen Cunnison was also known as Ellen.2
  • Birth*: She was born on 3 December 1838 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Cunnison and Margaret Reid.2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Cunnison married Robert Davie Lawson, son of Thomas Lawson and Mary Butchart, on 27 December 1860 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.1
  • Married Name: As of 27 December 1860, her married name was Lawson.1
  • Photograph*: Robert Davie Lawson and Helen Cunnison are in this photograph taken circa 1873 along with Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Thomas Butchart Lawson, Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson and Alexander Hutcheson Lawson.
  • Death*: Helen Cunnison died on 24 September 1908 at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 69; 1908 deaths in the distrct of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee ref 817; Ellen Lawson married to Robert Davie Lawson mason foreman, died 1908 Septemberr Twenty-Fourth 5h 30m pm at 142 Albert Road Dundee, female aged 69 years, parents James Cunnison farm grieve (dec) and Maragret Cunnison ms Reid (dec), cause acute dyspepsia & cardiac debility as cert by Henry Buist MB Ed, signed Robert D Lawson widower, registered 1908 September 26th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.1,2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Robert Davie Lawson died on 18 November 1909 at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1909 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 950, Robert Davie Lawson mason journeyman widower of Helen Anderson Cunnison, died 1909 November Eighteenth 1h 30m pm as 142 Albert Street Dundee, male aged 71 years, parents Thomas Lawson builder master (dec) and Mary Lawson ms Butchart (dec), cause carcinoma of liver as cert by Hy Buist MB Ed, signed William Murray son-in-law 9 Baxter Park Terrace, registered 1909 November 19th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.1,3

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Helen Cunnison was listed along with Margaret Reid and James Cunnison in the 1841 census at Berryhillock, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. James Cunnison Male 25 1816 Perthshire, Scotland; Margaret Cunnison Female 25 1816 Perthshire, Scotland; and Susan MacDonald Female 10 1831 Perthshire, Scotland; Helen Cunnison Female 2 1839 Perthshire, Scotland.4
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Robert Davie Lawson in the 1871 census at 43 Whites Lane, Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Lawson Head Married Male 33 1838 Master Builder Perthshire, Scotland; Hellen Lawson Wife Married Female 32 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson and Eliza Cunnison Lawson were also listed in the household.5
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of Robert Davie Lawson in the 1881 census at 247 Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Lawson Head Married Male 43 1838 Mason Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Ellen Lawson Wife Married Female 42 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Thomas Butchart Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson, Alexander Hutcheson Lawson, Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Lizzie Lawson were also listed in the household.6
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of Robert Davie Lawson in the 1901 census at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert D Lawson Head Married Male 63 1838 Mason Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Ellen Lawson Wife Married Female 62 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. Jean Mylles Lawson were also listed in the household.7
Last Edited: 2 Jul 2017

Parents:

Father*: James Cunnison2 b. c 1816, d. 1 Feb 1902
Mother*: Margaret Reid2 b. c 1816, d. 28 Oct 1900

Family:

Robert Davie Lawson b. 24 Jan 1838, d. 18 Nov 1909

Children:

Margaret Mylles Lawson1 b. 9 Dec 1861, d. 14 Aug 1865
Isabella Anderson Lawson1 b. 12 Jan 1863
Helen Reid Lawson1 b. 25 Apr 1864
Thomas Butchart Lawson1 b. 21 Aug 1865
Margaret Reid Lawson1 b. 21 Nov 1867, d. 1925
Mary Butchart Lawson1 b. 4 Apr 1869
Eliza Cunnison Lawson1 b. 7 Jan 1871, d. 1929
Alexander Hutcheson Lawson1 b. 26 Apr 1872
Jane Ann Lawson1 b. 24 May 1874
Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson+1 b. 28 Jan 1878, d. 17 Jun 1957
Lizzie Lawson8 b. b 3 Apr 1881

Citations

  1. [S40] ED [June 2017].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1908 Dundee St Andrew 282/4 817 [June 2017].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1909 Dundee St Andrew 282/4 950 [June 2017].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1841%2f0018091904 [June 2017].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1871%2f0025851358[June 2017].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0027096832 [June 2017].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0035065847 [June 2017].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0027096832 [June 2017].