John McDonald

#4472, (Dec 1788 - 15 Nov 1873)
     John McDonald was born in Dec 1788 at Collargreen, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland .
He was the son of Angus McDonald and Helen Thomson.

John McDonald was baptised on 13 Dec 1788 in Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Aberlour 18th April 1790 Register

McDonald
John lawful son to Angus McDonald and Helen Thomson in Collargreen was baptised on the 13th December 1788
Witnesses: John McDonald & John McLean.1,2



John appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alexander, Robert, Helen and Elizabeth ;
McDONALD John, 50, Farmer, Yes
McDONALD Alexander, 45, Yes
McDONALD Robert, 40, Yes
McDONALD Helen, 70, Yes
McDONALD Helen, 17, yes
McDONALD Margaret, 11, Yes
McDONALD Isobel, 15, Yes
McDONALD Elizabeth, 10, Yes
GRAY Donald, 14, Ag Lab, Yes
WATSON John, 13, Ag Lab, No
GRIGOR Elizabeth, 20, Female Servant, No
ROBERTSON Isobel, 60, Yes.3



John appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alexander, Helen, Helen, Margaret, Helen and George ;
McDONALD John, Head, 62, Farmer of 50 Acres, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 57, Farmers Brother, Aberlour
McDONALD Helen, Mother, 84, Farmers Mother, Boharm, Banff
McDONALD Helen, Niece, 27, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Margaret, Niece, 22, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Helen, Niece, 12, At School, Drainie Moray
WATTS George, Niece Son (Great Nephew), 15, ? (Mee Loun), Aberlour
CLARK George, Servant, 37, Farm Servant, Mortlach
CLARK John, Servant, 14, Farm Servant, Mortlach.4



John appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alexander, Helen, Margaret and George ;
McDONALD John, Head, 73, Farmer of 69 Acres Employing 1 Man and 0 boy, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 68, Farmers Brother, Aberlour
McDONALD Hellen, Niece, 37, Housekeeper, Mortlach
McDONALD Margaret, Niece, 31, Housemaid, Mortlach
McDONALD George, Grand Nephew, 11, Scholar, Aberlour
MURRAY Alexander, Servant, 36, Ploughman, Keith
MURRAY Robert, Servant, 16, Ag Labourer, Aberlour.5



John appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alexander, Helen and George ;
McDONALD John, Head, 82, Farmer, Aberlour
McDONALD Alexander, Brother, 77, Joint Farmer, Aberlour
McDONALD Hellen, Niece, 47, Housekeeper, Aberlour
WATT George, (Grand) Nephew, 21, Railway Porter, Aberlour
CAMPBELL Ann, Servant, 16,General Servant, Inveravon, Banff
DAWSON James, Servant, 21, Farm Servant, Cairnie Banff
RIDDLE James, Servant, 12, Farm Servant, Huntly Aberdeen.6



John died on 15 Nov 1873 at Allawick, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 84 years and 11 months

John McDonald
Farmer, Single
at 2.30 PM, aged 84
Parents: Angus McDonald, Farmer (dec) & Helen McDonald MS Thomson (dec)

John McDonald, Nephew was the informant.1,7



John's cause of death on 15 Nov 1873 was from Senile Bronchitis.

Father*Angus McDonald (c 1743 - 16 Mar 1823)
Mother*Helen Thomson (Oct 1766 - 20 Feb 1856)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1788 Aberlour, Banff, 145/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Aberlour Banff, 145/00 001/00 003. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  4. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Aberlour Banffshire, ED1 page 8, Rego 145. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  5. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Aberlour Banffshire, ED 1 Page 1, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  6. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Aberlour Banffshire, ED 1 Page 6, Rego No 145. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1873 Aberlour Banffshire, 145/00 0028. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.