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James Christie Lawson1

M, #14851, b. 10 January 1840, d. 1907
  • Birth*: James Christie Lawson was born on 10 January 1840 at Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Lawson and Mary Butchart.1
  • Marriage*: James Christie Lawson married Mary Nicholson McLagan on Friday, 23 August 1861 at Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1861 marriages in the parish of Coupar Angus in the county of Forfar, ref 8; 1861 August Twenty-third at Couapr Angus after banns according to the forms of the U P Church; signed James Lawson mason single, aged 21, residing Coupar Angus, parents Thomas Lawson mason and Mary Butchart; signed Mary N McLagan domestic servant spinster, aged 24, residing Couapr Angus, parents Williand McLagan potato merchant and Janet Straiton; signed William Marshall minister, signed David Barnett, Agnes McIntosh witnesses; registered 1861 August 26 at Couapr Angus signed Geo Logan registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Christie Lawson died in 1907 at Cook, Illinois, USA.1

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841James Christie Lawson was listed along with Thomas Lawson in the 1841 census at Hill Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Thomas Lawson Male 25 1816 Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; Mary Lawson Female 25 1816 Scotland; James Lawson Male 1 1840 Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.3
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Lawson and Mary Butchart in the 1851 census at Causewayend, Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland. James Lawson Son Unmarried Male 11 1840 Hand Loom Weaver Linen Perthshire, Scotland; Thomas not found; Mary Lawson Head Married Female 39 1812 Masons Wife Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.4
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Nicholson McLagan in the 1871 census at Bogside, Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Lawson Head Married Male 31 1840 Builder, Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Mary Lawson Wife Married Female 33 1838 - Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were James C N S Lawson, Lizzie Lawson, David B Lawson and George Gelletly Lawson.5
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Nicholson McLagan in the 1881 census at Betts Cottage, Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland. James C Lawson Head Married Male 41 1840, Builder Master, Employ 7 Men 1, Boy, Perthshire, Scotland; Mary Lawson Wife Married Female 43 1838 - Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were James C N S Lawson, David B Lawson, Lizzie Lawson, George Gelletly Lawson and Isabella Oliphant McLagan Lawson.6
Last Edited: 18 Jul 2017

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Lawson1 b. 8 May 1814, d. 5 Jun 1894
Mother*: Mary Butchart1 b. 10 Feb 1812, d. 5 May 1891

Family:

Mary Nicholson McLagan b. s 1837
  • Marriage*: James Christie Lawson married Mary Nicholson McLagan on Friday, 23 August 1861 at Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1861 marriages in the parish of Coupar Angus in the county of Forfar, ref 8; 1861 August Twenty-third at Couapr Angus after banns according to the forms of the U P Church; signed James Lawson mason single, aged 21, residing Coupar Angus, parents Thomas Lawson mason and Mary Butchart; signed Mary N McLagan domestic servant spinster, aged 24, residing Couapr Angus, parents Williand McLagan potato merchant and Janet Straiton; signed William Marshall minister, signed David Barnett, Agnes McIntosh witnesses; registered 1861 August 26 at Couapr Angus signed Geo Logan registrar.2

Children:

James C N S Lawson5 b. c 1862
Lizzie Lawson7 b. 22 Jan 1865
David B Lawson5 b. c 1867
George Gelletly Lawson7 b. 23 Nov 1870, d. 23 Dec 1934
Isabella Oliphant McLagan Lawson7 b. 31 Jul 1874

Citations

  1. [S40] ED [June 2017].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1861 Coupar Angus 279/ 8 image held [Jul 2017].
  3. [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%2f0017932766 [June 2017].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1851%2f0021033706 [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%2f0025720656 [Jul 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%2f0026661339 [Jul 2017].
  7. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), 1-4 of 4 results for Father Name: james lawson, Mother Name: mary mclagan [Jul 2017].