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Margaret Bruce

F, #8137, b. circa 1785, d. 5 August 1853
  • Birth*: Margaret Bruce was born circa 1785 at Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • Marriage Bann*: Marriage banns for Margaret Bruce and Robert Adamson were published on 5 February 1809 at Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Bruce married Robert Adamson, son of Charles Adamson and Martha Fenton, on 11 February 1809 at Meigle, Forfarshire, Scotland.3
  • Name Variation: As of 11 February 1809, Margaret Bruce was also known as Bruice.3
  • Married Name: As of 11 February 1809, her married name was Adamson.3
  • Death*: She died on 5 August 1853 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; probably.4
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Robert Adamson died on 17 August 1855 at School Wynd, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1855 deaths in the parish of Kirriemuir in the county of Forfar registered by James Stirling registrar, ref 136; Adamson Robert agricultural labourer, male aged 73 years; born Kingoldrum, 73 years in this district; parents Charles Adamson farmer (dec) and Martha Adamson maiden name Fenton (dec); married to Margaret Bruce (dec), Children 1) George dec at 35 in 1843, 2) Charles dec at 22 in 1834, 3) Robert dec at 20 in 1834, 4) Martha 43, 5) Elizabeth 39, 6) James dec at 33 in 1854, 7) Margaret dec at 19 in 1839, 8) David 33, 9) Jean 31, 10) William 29; died 1855 August seventeenth 4h am at School Wynd Kirriemuir of disease of the heart 10 months no medical attendant; buried church yard Kirriemuir as cert by John Robertson custodian; informant David Adamson son; registered 1855 August 18th at Kirriemuir James Stirling registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Margaret Bruce was listed along with Robert Adamson in the 1841 census at Back Wynd, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Adamson, Robert, m, 55, carrier, Angus; Adamson, Margaret, f, 55, Angus.6
Spouse30 March 1851She was listed in the household of Robert Adamson in the 1851 census at W Tenements, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Adamson, head, 68, gen lab, Kingoldrum; Margaret, wife, 66, Airlie. Martha Adamson and James Adamson were also listed in the household.1
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2015

Family:

Robert Adamson b. 28 Dec 1783, d. 17 Aug 1855
  • Marriage Bann*: Marriage banns for Margaret Bruce and Robert Adamson were published on 5 February 1809 at Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Bride) Marriage: Margaret Bruce married Robert Adamson, son of Charles Adamson and Martha Fenton, on 11 February 1809 at Meigle, Forfarshire, Scotland.3

Children:

George Adamson+ b. 10 Jul 1809, d. 1843
Charles Adamson b. 19 Apr 1811, d. 1834
Robert Adamson b. 12 Jan 1813, d. 1834
Martha Adamson+ b. 22 Mar 1815, d. 1 Jul 1872
Elizabeth Adamson b. Jan 1817, d. a 1855
James Adamson b. 14 Oct 1818, d. 1854
Margaret Adamson b. 21 Dec 1820, d. 1839
David Adamson+ b. 6 Oct 1822, d. 28 Apr 1897
Jean Adamson b. 1 Oct 1824, d. a 1855
William Adamson+ b. 5 May 1827, d. a 1855

Citations

  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 7; Page: 13; Line: 4; Roll: 924; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2011]
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112704 [Jun 2009].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), 7107620 [Jan 2011].
  4. [S40] From RB [Apr 2015].
  5. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1855 Kirriemuir 299/00 0136 [Oct 2010].
  6. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) SCT1841/299 Kirriemuir enum 4 folio 4 page 6; Back Wynd [Jun 2009].