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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 28 December 06 22:43 GMT (UK) »
Come back soon Gadget  :-*. Hopefully your BT line will hold through the storms, although going by the last few weeks, there's probably not much chance of that!

Happy Hogmany if we don't speak before  :)

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 28 December 06 22:49 GMT (UK) »
hi monica, i am just looking at that 1841 census, i too am confused!!!

we know that censuses get the birth dates wrong, but who is this mary gordon? is she thwe mother of mary gordon 1854, will need to look for this mary on 1851

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 28 December 06 22:51 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for all your great help Gadget!!!!!  If you don't get back:  Best wishes for the new year!!!


Hi Monica and Joe,

That is very strange about the Mary Gordon entry!!!!   If she is the mother of Mary Gordon b. 1854 then she may have been illegitimate too.

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 28 December 06 22:53 GMT (UK) »
George Cooper seems to be working away from home in a farm with a Kelman household:

George Cooper, 17, agricultural labourer, b. King Edward, Aberdeenshire

Address: Balthangie, Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire

Apart from the Kelman family, there is a house servant Mary Cowie age 18 ( :'( if only it was a Mary Gordon!).

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 28 December 06 22:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi All back again briefly

Look for a baptism for a Mary Robertson/Cowper or any other Mary around the time. This could be an illegitimate birth to a son or just possibly to Margaret - look at all options Banff and Aberdeen.

Can't do much because of unreliability.

Good luck

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 28 December 06 23:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi Joe

The most obvious one is this one:

Mary Gordon  b. abt 1836  b. King Edward, Aberdeeshire  Servant  in New Deer     Aberdeenshire

How to connect though? Likely she may have married by 1861? I think we need to  try and find George and this Mary if we can in 1861.

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 28 December 06 23:11 GMT (UK) »
the more and more i look at this post the more i convince myself that charles hunter is the father of john!! sorry susan

there seems to be a whole lot going on here with mary c1838, will need to check the 1861 again to see if i can pair them both together

Joe

ps, if we loss you gadget pal, aw ra best fur 2007, you have been wonderful to me this year, hope i can repay you back in kindness next year

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 28 December 06 23:13 GMT (UK) »
Looking at the IGI,

there is a Mary Gordon born May 3, 1838, chr. May 29, 1838 in Foveran, Aberdeen.

father: Maxwell Gordon
mother: Margaret Robertson!!!

What do you think?

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Re: Mary Gordon from Marnoch
« Reply #26 on: Thursday 28 December 06 23:23 GMT (UK) »
This Margaret Robertson and Maxwell Gordon also had children:

George Robertson Gordon b. 1829 Foveran, Aberdeen
Robert Gordon b. 1830 Foveran
Maxwell Gordon b. 1833 Foveran
Alexander Gordon b. 1834 Foveran

So I guess it is not them. :'(

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