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Margaret Burns

F, #3263, b. circa 1818
  • Birth*: Margaret Burns was born circa 1818 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; from 1861 census.
  • Married Name: As of 9 February 1838, her married name was Geddes.
  • (Bride) Marriage: She married David Geddes on 9 February 1838 at Inverarity & Methy, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS M112924 Aug 2006.
  • Married Name: As of circa 1852, her married name was Hall.
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Burns married James Hall circa 1852; estim from Mgt birth.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Burns married John Adamson, son of David Adamson and Jannet Hall, on 24 February 1860 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; John and Margret married on the 24th February 1860 at ? Road, Forfar after Banns was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. John was 66, a linen weaver, a widower, residing at 17? Arbroath? Road, Forfar. Margret was 42 years old, a linen weaver, a widow, residing at 3 Arbroath Road, Forfar. John's parents were David Adamson, linen weaver, deceased, and Janet Hall, Deceased; Margret's parents were John Burns, linen weaver, deceased, and Jean Muir, deceased; The minister was Hugh Paterson and the witnesses were David Adamson and Jessie Adamson; The marriage was registered on the 27th February 1860, Registrar John Webster.1,2
  • Married Name: As of 24 February 1860, her married name was Adamson.
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Adamson died on 27 July 1869 at 8 Victoria Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1869 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 151; John Adamson linen weaver married to Margaret Burns prev. to Elizabeth Doig, 1869 July twenty-seventh 10h 0m am 8 Victoria Street Forfar, m, 76 years, David Adamson linen weaver (dec) Janet Adamson ms Hall (dec) chronic dysentery weeks as cert by William F Murray LRCS Ed, David Adamson brother 30 South Street Forfar; registered 1869 July 28th at Forfar James Burns registrar.3

Census Events

Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of John Adamson in the 1861 census at 17 Arbroath Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Adamson, head, mar, 66, handloom weaver linen, Forfar; Margaret Adamson, wife, mar, 44, Forfar. Elizabeth Geddes, Euffemia Giddes, Margaret Hall and David Esplin were also listed in the household.4
Member of Household3 April 1881She was listed in the 1881 census at 13 Backwynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Adamson, mother, wid, 59, shirt maker, Forfar; John Adamson, head, unm, 19, boot closer, Forfar; with boarder John Langlands, unm, 28, linen weaver, Forfar.5
Last Edited: 11 Oct 2016

Family 1:

David Geddes b. c 1815
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Burns married David Geddes on 9 February 1838 at Inverarity & Methy, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS M112924 Aug 2006.

Children:

Elizabeth Geddes b. 2 Feb 1839
David Geddes b. 8 Jun 1843
Euffemia Giddes b. 1 Mar 1847

Family 2:

James Hall b. c 1816
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Burns married James Hall circa 1852; estim from Mgt birth.

Child:

Margaret Hall b. 7 Nov 1853

Family 3:

John Adamson b. 17 May 1793, d. 27 Jul 1869
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Burns married John Adamson, son of David Adamson and Jannet Hall, on 24 February 1860 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; John and Margret married on the 24th February 1860 at ? Road, Forfar after Banns was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. John was 66, a linen weaver, a widower, residing at 17? Arbroath? Road, Forfar. Margret was 42 years old, a linen weaver, a widow, residing at 3 Arbroath Road, Forfar. John's parents were David Adamson, linen weaver, deceased, and Janet Hall, Deceased; Margret's parents were John Burns, linen weaver, deceased, and Jean Muir, deceased; The minister was Hugh Paterson and the witnesses were David Adamson and Jessie Adamson; The marriage was registered on the 27th February 1860, Registrar John Webster.1,2

Child:

John Forrest Adamson+ b. 14 Aug 1861, d. 10 Dec 1909

Citations

  1. [S40] From JBW [Sept 2007].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112881 M112884 [Aug 2006].
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1869 Forfar ref 151, image held [Aug 2004].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL film 0203492, GRO ref vol 288 ed 17 page 3 [Nov 2010].