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William Guthrie1

M, #5195, b. circa 1760, d. 5 March 1857
  • Occupation: William was agricultural labourer.3
  • Note for Web*: He William was a workman at Mains of Errol.

    At the time of the 1841 census, he was living in the parish of Kinfauns. Living with him were his daughter Helen, and her three children, Robert, Alexander, and Jean. At the time of the 1851 census, these same people were living together at Garry Cottage, Barnhill, Kinnoull Parish, Perthshire.

    William was a terrific age when he died: 97. What he was doing on Whytock's land is anyone's guess; if he was still working, he must have been a very strong man..3
  • Birth*: He was born circa 1760 at Dunbarry, Perthshire, Scotland.2,3
  • He was the son of William Guthrie and Elspeth Nicol.2
  • Baptism: William Guthrie was baptised on 26 June 1773 at Forteviot, Perthshire, Scotland.3
  • Marriage*: He married Jean Tait, daughter of William Tait and Helen Croyl, on Monday, 9 July 1787 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland; The marriage of William and Jean was recorded in the minutes of the kirk (church) session of 9 July 1787.3,4,1
  • (Informant) Death: William Guthrie registered the death of Jean Tait on 18 July 1836 at Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.4,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Guthrie died on 5 March 1857 at Whytock's Land, Barnhill, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.2,3
  • Burial*: He was buried after 5 March 1857 at Kinnoull Churchyard, Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.3
Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Parents:

Father*: William Guthrie2 b. 3 Mar 1727/28, d. c 1785
Mother*: Elspeth Nicol2 b. 25 Jul 1742, d. c 1777

Family:

Jean Tait b. 23 Aug 1764, d. 18 Jul 1836
  • Marriage*: He married Jean Tait, daughter of William Tait and Helen Croyl, on Monday, 9 July 1787 at Errol, Perthshire, Scotland; The marriage of William and Jean was recorded in the minutes of the kirk (church) session of 9 July 1787.3,4,1

Children:

Margaret Guthrie+ b. 13 Apr 1788, d. 30 Jun 1860
Peter Guthrie+ b. c Feb 1790, d. 10 Mar 1874
Elizabeth Guthrie+ b. 1791, d. 12 Sep 1849
Janet Guthrie+ b. c Oct 1794
John Guthrie b. 17 Sep 1799
Helen Guthrie+ b. c 1803, d. 27 Feb 1886

Citations

  1. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:37ZY-3RN : accessed 2016-04-05), entry for Jean Jane /Tait/. [Apr 2016]
  2. [S40] From CM'GF [Mar 2010].
  3. [S123] LGB, Tait Gear & related surnames in "GEDCOM from LGB via FB", listserve message to Facebook, 2015. Printout dated 11/11/2015, [Nov 2015]. Hereinafter cited as GEDCOM LGB.
  4. [S40] From CFmsM [Mar 2010].