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Ann Bell

F, #6432, b. circa 1820, d. 5 June 1883
  • Birth*: Ann Bell was born circa 1820.
  • She was the daughter of John Bell.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Bell married William Findlay, son of John Findlay and Janet Menmuir, on 17 December 1845 at Ferryden, Craig by Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,2
  • Married Name: As of 17 December 1845, her married name was Findlay.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ann Bell died on 5 June 1883 at 59 Union Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, Anne Findlay widow of William Findlay shipmaster 1883 June 5th 11h 30m pm 59 Union Street Montrose, f, 63 years, fath John Bell shipmaster (dec), moth Margaret Bell ms Stevenson (dec), apoplexy 2 days as cert by N How FRCS, inf James Findlay son present, reg 1883 June 7th at Montrose Peter Duncan registrar.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected on 1 July 1874 at Montrose Rosehill Cemetery, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads ob by family imo fa Wm Findlay shipmaster d St Petersburg 1.7.1874 52, mo Ann Bell 5.6.1883 63, da Jessie Ann 5.10.1854 5y6m, 1s Wm Menmuir lost at sea 1.6.1888 36, 3s Jas Bell 22.5.1922 56, 2s John Bell 8.12.1938, 2da Margt Stevenson 11.2.1944, (north side) Annie Mary 16.11.1893 (h John Bell), Henrietta Sarah 8.1.1940 (h Jas Bell.)3,4

Census Events

Head of Household30 March 1851She was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 5 Academy Place, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ann Findlay, head, 30, ship masters wife, Montrose; also in the household was Isabella Findlay and Jessie Ann Findlay.5
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of William Findlay in the 1861 census at 2 Academy Square, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; William Findlay, head, 39, ship master, Craig; Ann Findlay, wife, 40, Montrose; lodgers James Drummond, 21, Glenisla & John Spense, 27, Strathmartine both flour millers.6
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of William Findlay in the 1871 census at 86 Bridge Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; William Findlay, head, 49, ship master, Craig; Ann Findlay, wife, 51, Montrose.7
Principal3 April 1881Ann Bell appeared in the 1881 census at 53 Union Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Ann Findlay, head, annuitant, w, 61, Montrose.
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: John Bell b. c 1790

Family:

William Findlay b. 16 Jan 1822, d. 5 Jul 1874

Children:

Isabella Findlay+ b. 14 Mar 1847
Jessie Ann Findlay b. Apr 1849, d. 20 Oct 1854
William Menmuir Findlay b. 29 Sep 1851, d. 1 Jun 1888
John Bell Findlay+ b. 20 Jun 1854, d. 8 Dec 1938
Margaret Stevenson Findlay b. 20 Apr 1857, d. 11 Feb 1944
James Bell Findlay+ b. 14 Dec 1865, d. 22 May 1922
Archibald Findlay+ b. 19 Sep 1867

Citations

  1. [S40] Fom GJ [May 2006].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M112806 [May 2006].
  3. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Angus pre 1855 MI ed Alison Mitchell, page 240 Montrose Rosehill Cemetery #624.
  4. [S40] From Gordon Johnson [email May 2006] but he has 29 Dec 1887.
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1851_68 Montrose 11 1 4 294 [Sept 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1861_45 Montrose 23 10 16 [Aug 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1971_58 Montrose 4 16 20 [Aug 2009].