Margaret Mathew

ID# 2636, (19 May 1851 - 25 Mar 1875)

Margaret Mathew was born on 19 May 1851 at Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

C 18 June 1851.1
As of 6 Aug 1870,her married name was Innes.

Margaret Mathew married George Innes, son of Janet Innes, on 6 Aug 1870 at Mecrdrum, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

After banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland

George Innes, General Carpenter (Journeyman) Bachelor, aged 26, res of Quilquox, Tarves
Parents: Alexander Innes, Agricultural Laboure (dec) and Isabella Innes MS Reid
Margaret Matthew, Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 19, Mecrdrum, Methlick
Parents: William Matthrew, Crofter and May Matthew MS Milne

Witnesses: George Matthew and Peter Watson
(correction error in the name of Matthew, should be Mathew.)2,3

Margaret appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of George Innes at Quiloux, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ;
INNES George, Head, Mar, 27, Carpenter, Keith Bannfishire
INNES Margaret, Wife, Mar, 19, Methlick, Aberdeen
INNES William, Son, 6mths, Tarves, Aberdeen.4

Margaret's cause of death on 25 Mar 1875 was from Phthisis Pulmonalis (TB.)

Margaret died on 25 Mar 1875 at 107 Govan Road, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 23 years, 10 months and 6 days

Margaret Innes
married to George Innes, Joiner (journeyman)
at 2.45pm, aged 23 years.
Parents: William Matthew, Farmer and May Matthew MS Milne

George Innes, Widower was present at her death.
Son James died the next day.2,5

Children of Margaret Mathew and George Innes


  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C112215.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S8] Birth and Marriage Entries, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Genealogical Society of Qld, 1997 V4.0), M112211/0199.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Savoch Aberdeen 237/B0 001/000 003. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1875 Govan and Govan Church Lanark, 646/01 0389. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.