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Helen Stewart

F, #3814, b. 1847
  • Birth*: Helen Stewart was born in 1847 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; from JBW Sept 2007.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married David Ormond Doig, son of William Doeg and Betty Cable, on 1 January 1872 at Parish Manse, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; David and his brother Adam arrived from Glasgow to New York City on the ship "Iowa" on 23 Aug 1869. In 1870 David was a stonecutter in the 8th Ward, Paterson, NJ (page 668) with his brother Adam and Andrew Kidd (55 Scotland), weaver in a cotton mill with land valued at $3,000 and personal assets of $100, and his wife Ann Kidd (55 Scotland). David appears to have fled from Helen Stewart who was with child, but he decided to do the honorable thing and returned to Scotland to marry her. In 1871 David was a journeyman mason living at 3 Charles Street, Forfar. In 1881 he was a mason in Forfar. Helen was a factory worker living at 10 West High Street when she married. Her mother was deceased at the time of her marriage. (from JBW Sept 2007.)
  • Married Name: As of 1 January 1872, her married name was Doig.
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015

Family:

David Ormond Doig b. 13 Jun 1846, d. 1890

Children:

John Doig b. c 1870
David Doig b. 18 Oct 1872
Marjory Doig b. 25 Nov 1873
William Doig b. 27 Nov 1875, d. 1877
Sarah Low Doig b. 1877
Mary Ann Doig b. 1879
Frances Annie Doig b. 21 Aug 1881