Isabel Shearer

#7609, (7 Jan 1800 - 8 May 1892)
     Isabel Shearer was born on 7 Jan 1800 at Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Baptism date of Female Shearer
Parents: Alexander Shearer & Isabella Donald.1



Isabel Shearer married James McDonald, son of Angus McDonald and Helen Thomson, on 18 Jul 1822 at Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland .2

As of 18 Jul 1822,her married name was McDonald.

Isabel appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of James McDonald at Mill of Boyndie, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD James, 40, Miller, Yes
McDONALD Isabella, 40, Yes
McDONALD Alexander, 7, Yes
McDONALD Mary, 4, Yes
McDONALD Jean, 6mths, Yes
GRANT Margaret, 15, Female Servant, Yes.3




Isabel appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of James McDonald at Main Street, Newmill, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD James, Head, Mar, 55, Feuar & Cart Wright, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Isabel, Wife, Mar, 50, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Alexander, Son, Unm, 17, Employed at Home, Banff.4



Isabel appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of James McDonald at Mills of Pittyvaich, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD James, Head, Mar, 62, Mealt Millar, Aberlour Banff
McDONALD Isabella, Wife, Mar, 61, Millars Wife, Mortlach
McDONALD Alexander, Son, Unm, 26, Millar, Banff
McDONALD Jane, Dau, Unm, 19, Scholar, Banff
McDONALD Susan, Dau, Unm, 17, Scholar, Banff
STEWART Charles, Servant, Unm, 21, App Millar, Aberlour.5



Isabel appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Alexander McDonald at Pittyvaich, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD Alexander, Head, Unm, 36, Millar, Banff
McDONALD Isabella, Mother, Widow, 70, Mortlach
McDONALD Jane, Sister, Unm, 28, Servant, Boyndie
INNES Susanna, Sister, Mar, 26, Boyndie
INNES Elizabeth, Niece, 1 week, Mortlach
McGRIGOR Alexander, - , Unm, 35, Millar, Aberlour Banff

(note: Ancestry has Susanna recorded with the surname of JAMES - have not researched.)6



Isabel appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Alexander McDonald at Mills of Pittyvaich, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McDONALD Alexander, Head, Unm, 47, Corn Miller, Banff
McDONALD Isabella, Mother, Widow, 80, Mortlach
McGREGOR Alexander, Brother in Law, Mar, 44, Meal Miller, Aberlour Banff
McGREGOR Jean, Sister, Mar, 40, Millers Wife, Boyndie
McGREGOR Bella, Niece, 9, Scholar, Mortlach
McGREGOR James, Nephew, 7, Scholar, Mortlach
McGREGOR Alexander, Nephew, 5, Scholar, Mortlach
McGREGOR Catherine, Niece, 4, Mortlach.7



Isabel appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Hardhaugh, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alexander ;
McDONALD Isabella, Head, Widow, 91, Millers Wife, Mortlach
McDONALD Alexander, Son, Unm, 57, Farmer, Banff.8



Isabel died on 8 May 1892 at Mills of Pittyvaich, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 92 years, 4 months and 1 day

Isabella McDonald
Widow of James McDonald, Meal Miller
at 10.10 PM aged 92 yrs
Parents: Alexander Shearer, Farmer (dec) & Isabella Shearer MS Donald (dec)

Alexander McDonald, Son was present when she passed away.9,10



Isabel's cause of death on 8 May 1892 was from Debility from old age.



Isabel and James had 11 Children.

Children of Isabel Shearer and James McDonald

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XB3J-777 : accessed 21 March 2015), Shearer, 07 Jan 1800; citing MORTLACH,BANFF,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 990,989.
  2. [S33] International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI), "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTLM-V8M : accessed 21 March 2015), James Macdonald and Isabel Shearer, 18 Jul 1822; citing Mortlach,Banff,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 990,989.
  3. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Banff Banffshire, ED 1A Page 2 Parish No 147. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  4. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Keith Banffshire, ED 5 Page 7, Parish Number 159. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  5. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Mortlach Banffshire, ED 3 page 5, Reg No 162. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  6. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Mortlach Banffshire, ED 4 page 4, Reg No 162. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  7. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Mortlach Banffshire, ED 4 page 6, Rego No 162. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  8. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Mortlach Banffshire, ED 4, Page 6 Rego No 162. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  9. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1892 Mortlach Banffshire, 162/00 0035. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.