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Mary Ann Strachan

F, #6444, b. circa 1815, d. 2 July 1896
  • Birth*: Mary Ann Strachan was born circa 1815.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Strachan and Margaret Anderson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Ann Strachan married James Orkney, son of John Orkney and Magdalene Nicol, on 22 December 1833.3
  • Married Name: As of 22 December 1833, her married name was Orkney.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Ann Strachan died on 2 July 1896 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.3

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Mary Ann Strachan was listed along with James Orkney in the 1841 census at Fishergate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Orkney, 35, mer s, Angus; Mary Orkney, 25, Angus.1
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of James Orkney in the 1851 census at 26 Wharf Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Orkney, head, 39 (sic probably 49), seaman, Montrose; Mary Orkney, wife, 36, Montrose.4
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of James Orkney in the 1861 census at Wharf Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Orkney, head, 59, seaman, Montrose; Mary Orkney, wife, 46, Montrose.5
Head of Household2 April 1871She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 5 Seagate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Orkney, head, 56, formerly domestic servant, Montrose.6
Head of Household3 April 1881She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary A Orkney, head, 65, Montrose; also in the household was Alexandrina Orkney Robertson.7,8
Head of Household5 April 1891She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 9 Seagate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Orkney, head, 76, living on private means, Montrose.9
Last Edited: 28 Jul 2015

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Strachan b. c 1790
Mother*: Margaret Anderson b. c 1790

Family:

James Orkney b. 18 Feb 1802, d. 14 Oct 1864

Children:

John Orkney b. 18 Nov 1833
Margaret Orkney b. 29 Jul 1835, d. 24 Feb 1897
James Orkney+ b. 26 Feb 1838
Euphemia Orkney+ b. 26 Feb 1840, d. 25 Sep 1873
Robert Orkney+ b. 3 Mar 1842, d. 25 Oct 1916
Alexander Orkney b. 22 Aug 1844, d. 18 Feb 1879
William Orkney b. c 1849
Fredrick S Orkney b. 16 Nov 1851, d. 18 Feb 1879
John Orkney b. 18 Dec 1858, d. 17 Sep 1861

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0091 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  2. [S40] SS and BWhave c 1818.
  3. [S40] SS and BW.
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_58 Montrose [address same as husband's death record, but no confirming detail, but probably the correct record Aug 2009].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203498 GRO ref vol 312 enum 7 page 19 [Aug 2009].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1881_96 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1891_104 Montrose [Aug 2009].