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William Manson & Ann Gair
« on: Monday 03 March 08 08:32 GMT (UK) »
[for a friend]
William Manson & Agnes Ross married Berriedale, Latheron,Caithness on 3/6/1859. William & Agnes emigrated to Australia on the 'Castle Eden' in 1864
with sons William 4yrs and John 1yr according to the marriage certificate of William and Agnes Williams parents are listed as deceased, but were named as
William Manson and Ann Gair....their names were found on 1841 census but not 1851 so maybe they died between 1841-1851
this is all I have
SCT1841/34 Bower Caithness
Manson William age 60yr
Manson Ann      age 50yr
Manson Jannet age 22yr
Manson Helen  age    19yr
Manson William age 11yrs[above married Agness Ross
Manson Alexander  age 24
ANY information regarding William Manson or his wife  Ann Gair would be appreciated ...many thanks
           
Caithness/Sutherland;-Mackay/Mckay, Manson, Scott, Fraser,
Ayrshire;-Hood, McCrone, McCallum, Dunlop
Dundee;-O'Fee
Co Antrim;- O'Fee, Marks
Glenbervie,Kincardine;-Officer

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Re: William Manson & Ann Gair
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 March 08 12:02 GMT (UK) »
Hello

Just off the IGI - www.familysearch.org.  It appears that William Manson was a popular name at the time in Caithness.  Cannot find a marriage (on the IGI), for William and Anne Gair

However - from the info you gave.

Born to William/Wm/Will Manson and Ann/Anne/Anny Gair/Gare/Gear

There were:
1.  George Manson ch.  13 Mar 1804, Bower, Caithness (amended - typed in date from name above on print out  - thanks Ambly).
2.  William Manson b.  02 Dec 1805  ch.  04 Jan 1806, Bower Caithness
3.  Isabel Manson  b.  02 Mar 1808, ch.  07 Mar 1808 Bower, Caithness.
4.  Margaret Manson b.  09 Nov 1810  ch.  16 Nov 1810, Bower, Caithness
5.  James Manson. b.21 Aug 1813  ch. 10 Sep 1813, Bower, Caithness
6.  Alexander Manson .04 Dec 1815, ch.  15 Dec 1815, Bower, Caithness
7.  Janet Manson b.31 Aug 1818 ch 19 Sep 1818 Bower, Caithnes
8.  Helen Manson b.  06 Jan 1822.  ch.  26 Jan 1822 Bower, Caithness

So, it looks as though there were 8 children.  I can't find a William who would be 11 in the 1841 census to this couple - perhaps a grandchild?  Or perhaps I haven't looked hard enough - over to others ....... 
Regards,   Steve :O)

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Re: William Manson & Ann Gair
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 March 08 12:47 GMT (UK) »
Hi

There was a 9th  child  (who was not on the 1841 Census)
John MANSON b Jul 1829, chr 6 Aug 1829 to William MANSON and Ann GEAR

I wonder if this John was actually your William who is age 11 in 1841 - right sort of time frame (and your William was named after a first born of the same name who died)......maybe he was William John, or John WIlliam, or they changed their minds after he was christened, perhaps becasue of the death of the first William............

George  - was actually - chr 13 Mar 1804 Bower - possibly making him the first born (and therefore to keep in mind for a naming pattern in the children)

Cheers ;D
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Re: William Manson & Ann Gair
« Reply #3 on: Monday 03 March 08 13:45 GMT (UK) »
Well done Ambly  :O)

Visitor came in and distracted me.  Probably wouldn't have got him as had convinced myself that there was too big a gap between Helen born 1822 and one born about 1829/30.

Another lesson learnt.  :O)


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Re: William Manson & Ann Gair
« Reply #4 on: Monday 03 March 08 20:53 GMT (UK) »
thanks very much for your help in this matter. I don't know how relevant it all is but I will pass this information on to my friend thanks Piglet & Ambly
Caithness/Sutherland;-Mackay/Mckay, Manson, Scott, Fraser,
Ayrshire;-Hood, McCrone, McCallum, Dunlop
Dundee;-O'Fee
Co Antrim;- O'Fee, Marks
Glenbervie,Kincardine;-Officer