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Offline simmo

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3xG grandparents
« on: Saturday 16 May 20 16:02 BST (UK) »
Hi I have puzzle ,my 3 times G Grandparents were William Symington and Margaret Small they had one son  John b 1815 Coupar Angus ,Iíve never found a marriage for this couple after much research but I have found a death for a Margaret Small  age 18/19 in Newtyle a short while after Johns birth .On Johns  death record if 1890 the names of both parents have been entered only naming Margaret as Small no maiden surname  Has anyone come across this scenario  before
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Re: 3xG grandparents
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 16 May 20 17:12 BST (UK) »
Perhaps they never married
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Re: 3xG grandparents
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 19 May 20 11:26 BST (UK) »
What is the exact wording on the 1815 Birth Entry for John? Sometimes that can give more information as to whether the parents were married or not.

The information on a death certificate is only as good as the knowledge of the person registering the death.

One point to remember is that before 1855 in Scotland many births, marriages and deaths were not recorded in the Parish Registers or they have not survived having been kept in poor conditions.

Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife