Isobell Strathern

ID# 5211, (28 Jan 1789 - 8 Jul 1866)

Isobell Strathern was born on 28 Jan 1789 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Baptism: 8 Feb 1789
Parents: George Strathern & Janet Kinly.1

She was the daughter of George Strathern and Janet Kinlay.

Isobell Strathern and George Davidson were partners c 1818 Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .

Isobell Strathern married George Purves on 23 Dec 1826 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian.2

As of 23 Dec 1826,her married name was Purves.

Isobell died on 8 Jul 1866 at Winton Toll House, Pencaitland, Haddingtonshire, Scotland , at age 77 years, 5 months and 10 days

Isabella Purves
Married to George Purves, Road Labourer
At 4.25AM aged 77 years

Parents: George Stratherm, Coal Miner (dec) & Janet MacKinlay (dec)

George Purves, Widower was the informant of her death.3,4

Isobell's cause of death on 8 Jul 1866 was from Old Age.

Isobell and George had 1 Known child.

Isobell and George had 2 Known Children.

Child of Isobell Strathern and George Davidson

Children of Isobell Strathern and George Purves

FatherGeorge Strathern (c 1760 - )
MotherJanet Kinlay (c 1760 - )


  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 ( : accessed 06 Apr 2014), Isabel Strathern, 28 Jan 1789; citing , reference 2:15TX21C; FHL microfilm 1067861.
  2. [S33] International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI), M117165.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1866 Pencaitland Haddington, 716/00 0014. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.