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James Low

M, #7804, b. 15 August 1810, d. 12 December 1868
  • Occupation*: James was Mason.
  • Birth*: He was born on 15 August 1810 at Perthshire, Scotland; LDS & from census records (1851, 1861) [Ancestry.co.uk Sep 2010].1,2
  • He was the son of Thomas Low and Jane Thornton.
  • Marriage*: James Low married Janet Keay on Sunday, 7 February 1830 at Fife, Scotland; LDS M114446 [Oct 2010].2
  • Marriage*: James Low married Elizabeth Whitton, daughter of William Whitton and Betty Thornton, on Friday, 11 October 1850 at Fife, Scotland; LDS M114445 Leslie & LDS M113287 Alyth on 18 Nov 1850 & www.robertwhitton.eu [Sep 2010].3,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Low died on 12 December 1868 at New Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland, at age 58 1868 deaths in the parish of Alyth in the county of Perth, ref 91; James Low mason married to Elizabeth Whitton; 1868 December Twelfth 1h 50m pm New Alyth; male aged 59 years; parenst Thomas Low feuar (deceased) and Jane Low ms Thornton (deceased); cause consumption eighteen months as certified by William Kidd surgeon; informant Elizabeth Low her x mark widow present, mark witnessed by John S Fleming registrar; registered 1868 December 16th at Alyth John S Fleming registrar [GROS statutory deaths 328/00 0091 Oct 2010].4

Census Events

Principal30 March 1851James Low and Elizabeth Whitton appeared in the 1851 census at New Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland. James Low, head, 39, journeyman mason, b Alyth; Betsy, wife, 24, Lochee.5
Principal7 April 1861James Low and Elizabeth Whitton appeared in the 1861 census at New Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland. James Low, head, 51, mason, Alyth; Elisabeth, wife, 37, Lochee; 6 lodgers all railway labourers.6
Last Edited: 3 Aug 2011

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Low
Mother*: Jane Thornton

Family 1:

Janet Keay b. c 1810
  • Marriage*: James Low married Janet Keay on Sunday, 7 February 1830 at Fife, Scotland; LDS M114446 [Oct 2010].2

Children:

Alexander Low b. 2 Aug 1831
Elisabeth Low b. 4 Mar 1833
James Low b. 28 Mar 1834
Margaret Stewart Low b. 8 Jan 1835
Isobel Murray Low b. 16 Apr 1837
Jean Low b. 14 Apr 1839
Janet Low b. 3 Aug 1839
Love Low b. 23 Oct 1842
John Low b. 6 Dec 1844
James Low b. 11 Oct 1848

Family 2:

Elizabeth Whitton b. 1827, d. 9 Sep 1898

Children:

Charles Scott Whitton Low b. 1852
Ann Low b. 25 Nov 1855
Isabella Low b. 14 Jun 1857
Thomas Low b. 2 Feb 1859
Euphemia Soutar Low b. 16 Nov 1860
Helen Low b. 15 Nov 1862
Jessie Low b. 14 May 1865

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) www.ancestry.co.uk.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Days Saints www.familysearch.org.
  3. [S26] Unknown author Robert Whitton, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn www.robertwhitton.eu.
  4. [S27] Unknown author GROS, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn General Record Office for Scotland www.scotalndspeople.gov.uk.
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) www.ancestry.co.uk [Oct 2010].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) www.ancestry.co.uk [Sep 2010].