Margaret Pettigrew

ID# 5964, (c 1790 - 2 Jun 1883)

Margaret Pettigrew was born c 1790 at East Lothian, Scotland ,

Parents: John Pettigrew & Jane Henderson.

Margaret Pettigrew married John King, son of John King and Janet Wilson, on 27 Jan 1815 at Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

John King in the parish of Pencaitland and Margaret Pettigrew in this parish gave up their names in proclaimation of Marriage 27 Jan 1815.1,2

As of 27 Jan 1815,her married name was King.

Margaret appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at 5 Pigeon Row, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland, also listed in the household was Jane ;
KING Margaret, Head, 91, Pencaitland Haddingtonshire
KING Jane, Dau, 64, Pencaitland, East Lothian.3

Margaret died on 2 Jun 1883 at Easthouses, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Margaret King
Widow of John King, Collier
At 7PM aged 93 years

Parents: John Pettigrew, Collier (dec) & Jane Henderson (dec)

Jane Hunter, Daughter was present at her death.1,4

Margaret's cause of death on 2 Jun 1883 was from Senile decay.

Margaret and John had 9 children.

Children of Margaret Pettigrew and John King


  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 ( pre 1855), 1815 Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 0010 0363. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1818 Newbattle Midlothian, ED 5 Page 16 - Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1883 Newbattle Edinburgh Midlothian, 695/00 0014. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.