Marion King

ID# 4303, (13 Oct 1802 - 25 Jan 1876)


Marion King was born on 13 Oct 1802 at Gladsmuir, East Lothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of John King and Janet Wilson.

Marion King was baptised on 25 Oct 1802 in Gladsmuir, East Lothian, East Lothian,

KING
John, Coalier in Penston & his wife Janet Wilson had a Daughter born the 13th October 1802. Baptized the 25th by the Revd Mr Hamilton Minster of Gladsmuir & named Marion.

Witness: Will Wilson, Hugh Ramsay.1,2



Marion King married George Davidson, son of William Davidson and Euphan Blaikie, on 12 Apr 1823 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

1823 March 22nd.
George Davidson and Marion King, Collier, Deanhead gave up their Marriage Banns and were proclaimed before this Congregation in order to marriage.
Were Married 12th April 1823.1,3


As of 12 Apr 1823,her married name was Davidson.

Marion King married William Simpson, son of James Simpson and Janet Houden, on 3 May 1834 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian,

19th April 1834.
William Simpson, labourer, Parish of Salton, and Marion King, Widow of the late Geo. Davidson in this Parish, gave up their Marriage Banns and were proclaimed before this congregation in order to Marriage.
Were Married 3rd May 1834.1,4,5


As of 3 May 1834,her married name was Simpson.

Marion appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of William Simpson at Fountain Hall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, 25, Coal Miner, Yes
SIMPSON Marion, 35, Yes
SIMPSON James, 6, Yes
SIMPSON Christian, 4, Yes
SIMPSON John, 2, Yes
SIMPSON Janet, 15, Yes
SIMPSON Ann, 10, Yes
SIMPSON Margaret, 10, Yes.6



Marion appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of William Simpson at House of Muir, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 39, Coal Manager, Salton, Haddington
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 47, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SIMPSON James, Son, U, 16, Coal Miner, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Christian, Dau, U, 14, Pencaitland
SIMPSON John, Son, 11, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Marion, Daur, 6, Pencaitland
OLIVER George S., Grandchild, 2, Pencaitland.7



Marion appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of William Simpson at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 49, Clerk of Colliery, Salton, Haddington, 2 rooms with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 57, Gladsmuir
SIMPSON John, Son, 21, Coal Miner, Pencaitland
SIMPSON George, Wifes Grandson, 12, Pencaitland
MARTIN Charles, Wifes Grandson, 5, City of Edin, Parish Not Known.8



Marion Simpson witnessed the birth of Janet Caird Simpson on 7 Apr 1865 Fountainhall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Janet Caird SIMPSON
at :30pm
(Illegitimate)
Mother: Marion Simpson, Domestic Servant

Helen Simpson Her X Mark, Grandmother was present at the birth.
(suspect this is an error in the Grandmothers name, most likely to be Marion Simpson.)1,9



Marion appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Simpson at Murray Dell, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 60, Roadman, Salton, Haddington, 1 room with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 68, Gladsmuir
MARTIN Charles, Grandson, 15, Farm Servant, Pencaitland
CAIRD Janet, Grand Daur, 6, Pencaitland.10



Marion died on 25 Jan 1876 at Murrays, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland , at age 73 years, 3 months and 12 days

Marion Simpson
Married to William Simpson (Surfaceman)
At 11:30am aged 74 years
Parents: John King, Coal Miner (dec) & Janet Wilson (dec)

William Simpson (Widower) was present at her death.1,11



Marion's cause of death on 25 Jan 1876 was from Asthma (many years.)



Marion and William had 5 children.



Marion and George had 5 Known children.

Children of Marion King and George Davidson

Children of Marion King and William Simpson

FatherJohn King (3 Oct 1770 - b 1841)
MotherJanet Wilson (11 Nov 1770 - 23 Feb 1853)

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), Baptism 25 Oct 1802 , Gladsmuir East Lothian 708/0030 0114. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1823 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0179.
  4. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 3/5/1834 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0203.
  5. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), M117165.
  6. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 004/00 007. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  7. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 002/00 010. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  8. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 003/00 002 & 003. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1865 Pencaitland, Haddington, East Lothian, 716/00 0012. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  10. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Cranston, Edinburgh, Midlothian, 680/00 003/00 008. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1876, Ormiston, Haddington, East Lothian.